This archived webinar from Linda Kekelis and Jeri Countryman of Techbridge presented "practical strategies and resources that will help teachers, Girl Scout Leaders and after-school program providers to conduct...
Model Eliciting Activities: An In-Class Approach to Improving Interest and Persistence of Women in Engineering
This paper describes Model Eliciting Activities (MEA) which create "an environment in which skills beyond mathematical abilities are valued because the focus is not on the use of prescribed equations and algorithms but...
This case study discusses Laura Enman, Program Coordinator at Techbridge, and her efforts to work with fourteen high school girls and teach them engineering and computer science principles. She used PicoCrickets which...
Retaining Undergraduate Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology: A Survey of a Student Organization
This paper, which originally appeared in the Journal of College Student Retention, profiles the Women in Technology student organization at Purdue University. The group's central goals include drawing "more women to the...
This paper presents the results of a study investigating whether adapting instruction to gender preferences can improve the attitudes of students and their performance in mathematics. The study found that there was no...
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