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integrating 21st century interdisciplinary themes of global awareness, economic, civic, health, environmental and digital literacy, while tapping into a student's innate desire to share their voice with others
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Project-based learning could help attract and retain women in STEM, study suggests | Inside Higher Ed

Project-based learning could help attract and retain women in STEM, study suggests | Inside Higher Ed | Project Justice | Scoop.it
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Jobs, Robots, Capitalism, Inequality, And You | TechCrunch

Jobs, Robots, Capitalism, Inequality, And You | TechCrunch | Project Justice | Scoop.it
Maybe I'm wrong. Maybe everything will be fine. Maybe the "widening gap between rich and poor" is temporary. Maybe the steady growth in the proportion of jobs that are part-time and/or low-paid will soon reverse.
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Life with Raspberry Pi: The hot $25 computer may just spark a coding revolution in schools - The Digital Shift

Life with Raspberry Pi: The hot $25 computer may just spark a coding revolution in schools - The Digital Shift | Project Justice | Scoop.it
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A VC: Girls Who Code

A VC: Girls Who Code | Project Justice | Scoop.it
One of the most pernicious problems in a space full of them (K12 CS Ed) is the lack of young women interested in and taking advantage of classes on software engineering. Thankfully there are some people doing things to attack...
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The Best Way to Teach Kids Math and Science? Zombies | Underwire | Wired.com

The Best Way to Teach Kids Math and Science? Zombies | Underwire | Wired.com | Project Justice | Scoop.it
A new program from Texas Instruments, and championed by Blossom herself Mayim Bialik, is designed to teach students about math, science, engineering, and technology using the model of a zombie outbreak.
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From C++ to She++

From C++ to She++ | Project Justice | Scoop.it
The idea for She++ may have started as two girls' indignant pledge; but in one year alone, their frustration has kindled into a national organization that has ignited the interest and introduced to STEM a community of nearly 300 other girls.
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Why the next Mark Zuckerberg currently won't be female

Why the next Mark Zuckerberg currently won't be female | Project Justice | Scoop.it
Until we inspire girls to look beyond a career in reality TV, teaching them to code isn't going to work, argues Belinda Parmar
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Look at What STEM Girls Can Do with Mobile Apps | Womens eNews

Look at What STEM Girls Can Do with Mobile Apps | Womens eNews | Project Justice | Scoop.it
Girls' interest in science, technology, math and engineering peaks in middle school and then gets squashed. We have a major opportunity to reverse this trend through the use of mobile technology.
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Why aren't there more women in science - and how can we change that?

Why aren't there more women in science - and how can we change that? | Project Justice | Scoop.it
I'm surrounded by teenage girls. They're shrieking, bouncing and making high-pitched expressions of excitement about what they've just seen.
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Inspiring the next generation of female engineers: Debbie Sterling at TEDxPSU

Inspiring the next generation of female engineers: Debbie Sterling at TEDxPSU | Project Justice | Scoop.it
"Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.”


-Gloria Steinem
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STEM & Professional Learning

STEM & Professional Learning | Project Justice | Scoop.it
MiddleWeb's STEM Imagineering blogger Anne Jolly applies her expert knowledge about effective professional learning teams to STEM PD.
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Why is global education so important?

Why is global education so important? | Project Justice | Scoop.it
If you didn't get an opportunity to join us for the Global Education Welcome and Convocation session today, we hope that you'll join us here for an ongoing con…

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The STEM Gender Gap : NPR

The STEM Gender Gap : NPR | Project Justice | Scoop.it
The number of girls and women studying the sciences has steadily increased each year, but there is still a gender gap in higher education and the work force. Researchers Andresse St.
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Michael Spicer's curator insight, May 8, 2014 12:08 PM

Talk about the gender gap closing as time goes on but is still very large.  Also addressees how the gender gap relates to social/environmental factors.

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The Digital Divide Is Still Leaving Americans Behind

The Digital Divide Is Still Leaving Americans Behind | Project Justice | Scoop.it
The connectivity gap among distinct demographics is as wide as ever. Communities are being priced out of the Internet. What it means for jobs and education.
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The Creative Collective CEO Yvette Adams says coding should become an essential professional skill

It’s time for Australians to stop being intimidated by computer coding and realise it’s the most important professional skill of the future, says Yvette Adams, who was named Australia’s Information and Communication Technology Woman of the Year...
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Kindergarten coders can program before they can read - 26 July 2013 - New Scientist

Kindergarten coders can program before they can read - 26 July 2013 - New Scientist | Project Justice | Scoop.it
Going back to school to meet the 4-year-olds who are learning to program computers thanks to a new graphics-based coding language
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Colleges Work to Retain Women in STEM Majors

Colleges Work to Retain Women in STEM Majors | Project Justice | Scoop.it
All-female residence halls and mentorship programs can help women thrive in male-dominated fields.
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How to Save Science: Education, the Gender Gap, and the Next Generation of Creative Thinkers

How to Save Science: Education, the Gender Gap, and the Next Generation of Creative Thinkers | Project Justice | Scoop.it
"The skills of the 21st century need us to create scholars who can link the unlinkable."

"What is crucial is not that technical ability,
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Women Can Solve the STEM Shortage

Women Can Solve the STEM Shortage | Project Justice | Scoop.it
Whether it's computer programming, device manufacturing or software development, these industries are growing and we need to ensure that women's careers grow with them.
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What it means to be a scientist and feminist: three generations, three views

What it means to be a scientist and feminist: three generations, three views | Project Justice | Scoop.it
Scientists share their thoughts on feminism's place in science, the challenges faced and what's needed to progress
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This Is the Woman at the Heart of Everything Google Builds | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

This Is the Woman at the Heart of Everything Google Builds | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com | Project Justice | Scoop.it
Melody Meckfessel and her 4-year-old daughter, Edina, at their home in San Francisco. There was a time when Melody Meckfessel juggled two wardrobes: on
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FIRST 2013 photo essay: Girls of Steel in the trenches at the FRC championship finals | Robohub

FIRST 2013 photo essay: Girls of Steel in the trenches at the FRC championship finals | Robohub | Project Justice | Scoop.it
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Google exec to girls: Tech needs you

Google exec to girls: Tech needs you | Project Justice | Scoop.it
Google executive Susan Wojcicki writes an open letter to girls of the world.
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