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Gender Stereotypes Stop Girls From Studying Physics

Gender Stereotypes Stop Girls From Studying Physics By Olivia Keenan and Jen Gupta Stereotypical attitudes about academia and gender are putting up barriers to girls pursuing further education in physics, the ASPIRES project finds. Many people think girls don’t want to study physics because of the mathematics element, but 39% of A-Level exam entrants in maths are girls, compared to…

Teachers Set Students Up for Success

Teachers Set Students Up for Success By Justina Coronel (KSDK) ST. LOUIS — The organization HOME WORKS tries to make students as successful as possible with the help of teachers. A parent-teacher workshop is one way to do so. “We’re working with parents to teach them what we are teaching their child in class so they can help them at home. So,…

Ten Ready-to-Use Resources for Your Teaching Toolkit

During the Smithsonian’s inaugural Educator’s Day program, teachers learned about classroom-ready tools, transferable teaching approaches, and opportunities for ongoing professional learning. By Ashley Naranjo & Cody Coltharp On Friday, September 17th, 2021, as part of the Smithsonian’s 175th anniversary celebrations, the Office of the Under Secretary for Education hosted its inaugural annual Educator’s Day Conference! Over 1,300 PreK-12 educators nationwide participated in 32 sessions, exploring…