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Equity in Education: Actively Engaging Girls in STEM Education (Oct. 1, 2014)

Product code: EVTIP13STEM
Topics: STEM & STEAM
Length: Approximately 1 hour

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Oct. 1, 2014, 1 p.m. PT | 4 p.m. ET

"Equity in Education: Actively Engaging Girls in STEM Education," presented by Karen Peterson, principal investigator for National Girls Collaborative Project and CEO of EdLab Group.

Discover instructional strategies that engage all youth in STEM, with a specific focus on girls. Learn about proven activities and program examples and get resources for immediate implementation in your classroom or program. Hear about exemplary practices such as utilizing role models and mentors, easy and fun hands-on activities, and ways to improve the classroom climate and interactions between students to create a community that inspires.

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Authors/Contributors:


Karen Peterson

Bio: Karen A. Peterson is the CEO for the EdLab Group, an educational equity organization, and principal investigator (PI) for the National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP). Peterson is also Co-PI for the NSF-funded ITEST Learning Resource Center, Citizen SciGirls, SciGirls CONNECT, and Build IT Scale Up projects. These projects address gender, racial and socioeconomic under-representation in STEM fields. She has published in The Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering and CBE Life Sciences Education, a journal published by the American Society for Cell Biology. In 2013, Peterson was profiled in STEMConnector’s 100 Women Leaders in STEM. She has over 25 years of experience in education as a classroom teacher, university instructor, teacher educator, program administrator and researcher.