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Breaking the STEM stereotype : reaching girls in early childhood / Amanda Alzena Sullivan.

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Summary:

"Breaking the STEM Stereotype delves into the reasons behind the persistent gender disparity between men and women in STEM fields. It explores the powerful role of stereotypes and provides parents and educators with tips and resources on how to begin dispelling stereotypes and engaging girls with STEM during the foundational early childhood years"--
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Columbia Gorge Community College Library 372.35 SULL 2019 (Text) 39705000042845 New Book Shelf Book None 07/16/2020 Checked out 08/25/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781475842043
  • ISBN: 147584204X
  • Physical Description: xxviii, 157 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: The Great Gender Divide in STEM -- Engaging Girls with STEM before Second Grade Makes a Difference -- Crush the "Girls Are Bad at Math" Myth -- Celebrate Women in Science -- Grow the Number of Women in Technology and Engineering -- Part II: Stereotypes Are Everywhere (And It's Becoming a Real Issue) -- What to Know About Gender Identity and Stereotypes in Early Childhood -- Ensuring Girls Overcome Stereotype Threat -- The Blue Aisle versus the Pink Aisle -- The Important Impact of Parents, Teachers, and Other Role Models -- Part III: Break the STEM Stereotype in Early Childhood -- Tools, Games, and Products to Engage Girls in Pre-K through Early Elementary School -- Create Engaging STEM Activities for Young Girls -- Simple Things Adults Can Do -- Beyond Early Childhood -- Conclusion -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- About the Author.
Summary, etc.:
"Breaking the STEM Stereotype delves into the reasons behind the persistent gender disparity between men and women in STEM fields. It explores the powerful role of stereotypes and provides parents and educators with tips and resources on how to begin dispelling stereotypes and engaging girls with STEM during the foundational early childhood years"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Science > Study and teaching (Early childhood) > United States.
Mathematics > Study and teaching (Early childhood) > United States.
Girls > Education (Early childhood) > United States.
Sex differences in education.

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