Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
STEM Career Resources for Girls
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Introducing the official SlideShare app

Stunning, full-screen experience for iPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

STEM Career Resources for Girls

551
views

Published on

STEM Career Resources for Girls. CT Chapter of National Girls Collaborative Project. April 5, 2010. Hartford, CT.

STEM Career Resources for Girls. CT Chapter of National Girls Collaborative Project. April 5, 2010. Hartford, CT.

Published in: Education

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
551
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Web-based STEM Resources For (and By) Girls! Sarita Pillai Education Development Center, Inc. Connecticut Girls Collaborative Project Spring Forum: Connecting Girls to STEM Connecticut Science Center, April 5 th 2010 Girls Communicating Career Connections (GC3)
  • 2.
    • INTRODUCTION:
    • Education Development Center, Inc.
    • Portfolio of youth media and technology projects
      • National Science Foundation funding
      • Learner-centered – youth as co-designers
      • The FunWorks (thefunworks.org)
      • Girls Communicating Career Connections (gc3.edc.org)
      • Middle School Portal 2: Math and Science Pathways (msteacher2.org)
  • 3. Introduction
    • WHAT IS GC3?
    • 7 girl-produced career videos
      • Related career information (18 careers in total)
    • Companion educator materials
      • Educators/facilitators guide
      • Video production curriculum
    • Website: http://gc3.edc.org
  • 4. Introduction
    • OUR GOALS:
    • Generate awareness of S/E career possibilities and dispell gender-based career stereotypes
    • Highlight commonly-known/entry-point careers along with more advanced S/E careers
    • Emphasize the importance of 21 st century skill development in career and life success
    • Demonstrate the positive social impact of scientific careers
    • Inspire girls to take action now in realizing a future career, and enable educators to help them get there
  • 5. Introduction
    • OUR PROCESS & PARTNERS:
    • All-girl co-design teams
      • 6-8 middle school aged girls and staff
      • Video production curriculum (16-20 sessions)
      • Career research, field trips, interviews, self-documentation, scripting, post-production
      • Pilot tests, evaluation
    • Partners
      • Young Women’s Leadership Charter School (Chicago, IL)
      • SpyHop Productions (Salt Lake City, UT)
  • 6. Introduction
    • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
    • Pediatrician
    • Food Scientist
    • Cultural Anthropologist
    • Graphic Designer
    • Forensic Scientist
    • Marine Biologist/Aquarist
    • Agricultural and Food Scientist
    • Atmospheric Scientist
    • Biomedical Engineer
    • Civil Engineer
    • Computational Scientist
    • Game Designer
    • Geoscientist
    • Plasma Physicist
    • Robotics Engineer
    • Statistician
    • Toxicologist
  • 7.  
  • 8.  
  • 9.  
  • 10.  
  • 11.  
  • 12.  
  • 13.  
  • 14.  
  • 15. Introduction
    • Thank you!
    • Sarita Pillai
    • EDC, Inc.
    • [email_address]
    • http://gc3.edc.org
    • http://thefunworks.org