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The Teacher Shortage

There’s an old bromide that declares, “Those who can’t do, teach.” Its assumption – that teachers are people with no practical skills, so they turn to the classroom to earn their livings – is emblematic of the lack of respect […]


Homeschooling in America

If you’re one of the growing number of parents contemplating using homeschooling as an option for educating your children, there’s a lot of positive news about this learning model to help you make an informed decision. Three decades ago home […]

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Girls in STEM Programs

There’s a gender gap worldwide in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce. Although the numbers and percentages vary by country, women everywhere are far less likely to pursue an education or a career in a STEM field. Given […]

Are Girls Afraid of Math

Are Girls Afraid of Math?

If you’re a female engineer and a mother of daughters, shouldn’t it be reasonable to assume that one or more of them will follow your career path and seek out a career in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) […]

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Girls and Math

Women continue to be underrepresented in science and mathematics careers in North America, and the latest research suggests that one root of the problem may be found as far back as elementary school. Girls in Science The data from the […]