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Fostering An Early Love Of STEM Through The Power Of Storytelling

Jeremy Scheinberg | Posted 12.06.2014 | Parents
Jeremy Scheinberg

If we said the names Elsa and Anna or Lightning and Mater, most parents would immediately recognize the power that stories have to capture the hearts and minds of kids. So why aren't we using those amazing stories to answer kids' questions about the science and engineering they encounter everyday?

Top 5 Toys Beyond Goldiblox

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
Jamie Davis Smith

Many toys, some classic and some new, can help girls develop an interest in STEM early on. Although my daughter has been known to play with them wearing pink from head-to-toe and sometimes in a tutu, they do not pander to the belief that our girls will only play with toys in pink, pastels, or that feature princesses.

7 Holiday Gift Ideas For Girls In STEM

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Editor's Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affectin...

Take Off the Pink Goggles and Don't Underestimate Your Girly-Girl

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 02.08.2014 | Parents
Jamie Davis Smith

Don't underestimate your girly-girl and think she's so narrow minded that she won't be interested in science, math, technology, engineering, or pirates unless they are presented covered in pink. Give your girly-girl some credit and the opportunity to move beyond girl toys.

This Is What You Get When Toy Companies Think Girls Need Glitter To Love Science

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Editor's Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affectin...