Effective STEM Programs for Adolescent Girls: Three Approaches and Many Lessons Learned

Date: 
Friday, March 1, 2013
Resource Type:
Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Afterschool Programs
Audience: 
Middle School Children (11-13) | Youth/Teen (up to 17) | Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals
Discipline: 
Education and learning science | Engineering | General STEM | Mathematics | Technology
Access and Inclusion: 
Ethnic/Racial
Immigrant Communities
Women and Girls
Low Socioeconomic Status
Organization:
The Mosatche Group, Queens Community House, Techbridge, Child Trends
Description: 

This article focuses on three approaches to STEM in out-of-school time that would be instructive for any organization seeking to develop STEM opportunities for teen girls. While Techbridge and Queens Community House focused on reaching populations most underrepresented in STEM—girls of color and those from immigrant and low-income families—the strategies they used could be applied to any population of adolescent girls.

Publication Name: 
Afterschool Matters
Volume: 
17
Page Number: 
17
Document:

Team Members

Harriet MosatcheHarriet MosatcheAuthor
Susan Matloff-NievesSusan Matloff-NievesAuthor
Elizabeth LawnerElizabeth LawnerAuthor

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