Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice
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Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice
An exploration of the connections between research, learning theory, practice and the various constructs of literacy.
Curated by Dean J. Fusto
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Girls & STEM

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Watching video from the Apollo space programme one can’t help but notice
how things have changed since those days in the early 1970s. Banks of small
round rectangular screens, dot matrix printers, a myriad of switches and
dials each with a specific task to perform and a design aesthetic that says
functionality in mild mannered green. Beside the technology are the men who
made the space programme possible. Men in shirts with narrow ties, sensible
hair styles and the obligatory cigar. What i

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Why women are leaving science, engineering, and tech jobs

Why women are leaving science, engineering, and tech jobs | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
“Women entering STEM fields have a much shorter runway for career takeoff than women entering other industries,” according to the report. “To begin with, they’re starting later because of the time it took to get a Ph.D. That intensifies the ticking of their biological clock, which in turn pressures them to step up the pace of their research progress.”

Companies like Merck, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer have been putting programs in place to help balance out this pipeline of leadership. But a number of factors need to be addressed before the issue can be resolved.

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The Importance of STEM Education for K-2 Learners

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August 24th, 2014. Getting Smart guest authors Science 4 Us gives a look into the importance of STEM education for young learners.

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The 5 Biases Pushing Women Out of STEM

The 5 Biases Pushing Women Out of STEM | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
A new study looks at race as well as gender.

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Kasia Hein-Peters's curator insight, March 24, 2015 8:56 PM

It is a sad article and I understand why women are not working at STEM

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STEM’s newest darling: Robotics - The Boston Globe

STEM’s newest darling: Robotics - The Boston Globe | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

"Robotics is the 21st century’s newest must-study subject. So how can schools get more students exposed? ..."

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The Amazon in your Classroom

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Amazon Rainforest Workshops's curator insight, February 26, 2014 11:38 PM

Our brand new infographic which we hope will inspire educators to join our efforts to build Amazon awareness by using Amazon themes and topics as a focal point for inquiry, STEM, and NGSS!

Diane Johnson's curator insight, February 27, 2014 12:36 PM

From Amazon Rainforest Workshop, with specific connections to NGSS.