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The African continent hasn't got a robust strategic plan on STEM policies, or even a clear road map or framework of implementing them effectively. It is not even clear if some national leaders understand their importance or meanings.
That experience ultimately united my passion for technology with a passion for people. And for more than two decades, I've enjoyed a career that's embodied both of these passions. I'm happy with how everything turned out, but it sure would have been nice to bring those passions together a lot sooner! If I could talk with my younger self, I'd share these seven lessons I've learned
Is everyone chasing their own version of two points? If so, how old were you when you identified yours?
I'm currently a junior Communication major. I'm concentrating in Journalism, and my minors are in Media and Theatre. If that doesn't say liberal arts, I couldn't tell you what does.
Our country is not producing enough graduates from STEM programs to fuel the innovation economy. India is far outpacing the United States in engineering graduates.
It remains highly likely that without dismantling a part of our traditional pedagogical structure, and the assumptions that support it, teenage girls will continue to shy away from STEM.
The kitchen deserves respect for what it already is and has the potential to be. We all belong here.
The new draft teacher preparation regulations from the U.S. Department of Education are an important step toward addressing many of the deficiencies in current teacher education programs. The priorities outlined are working to transform STEM teacher preparation.
I could see the other half of the room shifting in their seats. Some had already blown the exercise off, others were visibly concerned that they weren't picking up what they needed the way that the other half of the room was.
"Prompted by the Global Search for Education series, a survey was designed and responses were obtained from 53 female and 78 male students at the Uni...
Today, in United States we face very limited progress towards the inclusion of women in fields such as Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering.
The more we ask of children, the more they can do; the higher the standards we set for those who teach children, the farther they will reach.
I invite you to use hashtag #ThankItForward to say Thanks a Million! to your mentor too. I encourage you to set a goal to mentor this year with workplace skills. To pay it forward.
With the bright science students we see at UC Davis, we know that bias is unfounded, and we have programs designed to help get young girls excited about science.
'The United States is lagging behind the rest of the world in science and mathematics. It is not because of a lack of raw talent. The U.S. educational system has become so focused on assessment that it has lost the trees in the forest.'
Leadership is not about the leader, but rather the leader's ability to inspire and enable others. Thus leadership Aha moments are not about the leader having the Aha, but enabling others to have their own Aha moments.