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Women in STEM Majors Offer Solutions for Gender Imbalance

Women in STEM Majors Offer Solutions for Gender Imbalance | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Survey: Challenges persist for college women in STEM, but mentorships and other strategies can help close the gap.
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Ugh-I totally emphasize-when I was a computer programming student and later a programmer, I was usually one of a few women in the lab or office...unfortunately, the same can be said of permanent vs adjunct STEM computer instructors-at my community college..

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What I Learned From Teachers Who Inspired Me

What I Learned From Teachers Who Inspired Me | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Inspired by his colleagues, one teacher learned to differentiate instruction, foster a flexible learning environment, avoid harshly penalizing failure, and encourage problem solving and innovation.
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Here's examples of how we can learn from our fellow teachers and change how we teach.I've also learned from my students, especially those who were struggling, who made sure I knew I had to change how I taught to help Students succeed.

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A Model of Good Teaching?

A Model of Good Teaching? | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

One of my guilty pleasures is watching MasterChef Junior, a cooking competition for 8 to 12 year olds, and as an educator, I have been analyzing it as a model for good teaching.  My observations include: The challenges are hands-on and naturally engaging for these kids. 

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Jackie is so inspiring!

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Goal: Be Someone’s Champion

Goal: Be Someone’s Champion | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!
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Champion your students and a colleague-find out how to get involved.

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