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By Alonzo Edmundo | Flourishing Leadership for Women & Race in STEM.

Bill Gates and 20 Million More Smart Folks Use This Learning Platform--Should You?

Some 20 million people turn to it for 10,000 free, self-paced courses from companies such as Pixar.<p>Ever felt held back because you didn't have the chance to learn at your own pace? Welcome to my high school algebra class. It was years before I had the mental discipline, or maybe the patience, to …

Your Favorite Website Might Be Discriminating Against You

And because of a little-known law, it can be illegal to test for discrimination online.It can be pretty convenient when Facebook processes the …

ACLU

Girls outpace boys in tech and engineering problem solving

White and black female students outperformed their male peers in technology and engineering literacy, according to the first-ever nationally …

Education

Millennials Have A Different Definition Of Diversity And Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are more than just buzzwords or boxes to check. Millennials believe they are essential to business success.<p>When it comes to defining diversity and inclusion at work, the generation gap between boomers, gen-Xers, and millennials is more like a growing trench, according to a …

Educate to Innovate: 5 STEM Programs for Young Black Men

When it comes to exposing youth to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), the earlier the better.<p>Acknowledging the importance of …

Education

Welcome - National Society of Black Engineers

The SEEK Program is designed to be a fun and engaging educational experience, led by NSBE engineering students and technical professionals dedicated …

Education

Professors Launch Initiative to Push For More Black Male Teachers

A group of college professors and administrators in Pennsylvania have come together to launch a new initiative that aims to attract more Black men …

Education

The Joy of the Maker Movement

Diana Rendina gave her middle schoolers a dream assignment: <i>Create</i> <i>something that can fling something else.</i> One student gleefully constructed a …

Education

20 STEM Activities Inspired by Kids Movies

I know a lot of families (<i>including ours!</i>) enjoy seeing some of the new kids movies that come to theaters.And family movie nights are a perfect time …

Kids

The Immediate Value of STEM Education

Investing in STEM Education is critical for the future of our children and the Canadian Economy. Recent reports from the White House and many other …

Top 10 Resources Engaging Girls with STEM

<b>CanTEEN</b> is our top pick for this list – this site has it all! Get your female students interested in Engineering and other STEM careers by spinning …

Top 10

AfAmWomenLead Initiative Offers Diverse Cultural Experiences for Women and Girls of Color Nationwide

The African American Women Lead (AfAmWomenLead) Initiative was established by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African …

Michelle Obama

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

Most STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math) fields are dominated by men. That makes these fields an excellent career choice for women!<p>STEM …

Gender

Why STEM?

<i>Photo by Laurie & Charles</i><p>We often refer to the Tiger Woods Learning Center as STEM City. While STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) is a widely discussed subject now, the national education community was just starting to recognize its importance at the time the learning center launched. …

Education

Some Parents Of Color Don't Think Schools Are Even Trying To Educate Their Children

They are also concerned about the lack of resources in their kids' schools.<p>As policymakers and school districts gear up to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, the nation's new major federal education law, parents of color are worried about the lack of funding for their schools.<p>A new survey …

Education

Becky McKinney on Twitter

Becky McKinney on Twitter<p>2 years ago<p>“My student made a hologram for his physics light project. #NGSS #awesome #STEM https://t.co/mccTM3322a”<p>New 2017 …

Education

Black, Latino Parents Say Expectations for Poor Children Too Low in Public Schools

A new poll by a national civil rights organization found that African-American and Latino families seek higher expectations and academic rigor in …

Education

National STEM Video Game Challenge now live

Annual video game design competition fosters game-making skills as pathway to STEM learning, offers opportunities to win valuable prizesThe National …

Game Design

How to fake it until you make it - The No Shortcuts Guide

I’ve always subscribed to the “fake it till you make it” mentality, instead of waiting for something to just happen.<p>Sir Richard Branson said “If …

Techies: Nancy Douyon

Original Interview: http://www.techiesproject.com/nancy-douyon/<p><b>Tell me a bit about your early years and where you come from.</b><p>My family’s from a …