If our mission as educators is to prep our students for the future, then we need to be looking at STEM, for girls as well as boys.
The article goes on to mention three things that can be addressed in getting more girls involved with STEM:
- Reassurance - tell your girls that they are just as capable as boys
- Role Models - promote female tech leaders and innovators in class
- Reduce Stereotype bias - take the Harvard Implicit Bias Test
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