Girls and Dreams and STEM

12/3/2012

Bill Ivey, Middle School Dean at all-girl Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Massachusetts, reflects on a recent survey of attitudes about traditional "boy careers" among Girl Scouts in his state. Ivey's school is making STEM education a priority for students in grades 7 and 8, when girls are most likely to develop a career interest in science, math and engineering. Among other findings, the study reported that girl-centered organizations can help young women resist cultural pressure for career conformity. MiddleWeb's STEM Imagineering blog.

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