Today is the inaugural International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a day that was established by the United Nations to recognize women's contributions to the field, with the goal of achieving "full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls."
According a recent study conducted in 14 countries by the U.N., women and girls continue to be excluded from participating ... [Read More]
We know that girls can change the world, so when we heard about 11-year-old Marley Dias, and her campaign to collect #1000BlackGirlBooks, we were totally inspired.
It all started when Marley, who loves to read, came home from school one day frustrated by the ... [Read More]
2016 is going to be the summer of girls… more specifically, the summer of Girls Who Code. That’s because the national non-profit founded by WYSK Reshma Saujani is teaming up with a record number of major companies and foundations for its annual Summer Immersion Program this year and providing $1 million in scholarships ... [Read More]
Though she might wear a similar lace jabot to Ruth Bader Ginsberg (a.k.a. The Notorious RBG), Judge Judith Sheindlin (a.k.a. TV’s Judge Judy), is not a U.S. Supreme Court Justice. But a new report released by a higher education advocacy group revealed, among other stats, that nearly 10% of college grads surveyed ... [Read More]
Karyn Tripp is a homeschool mom of 4 kids and the founder of Teach Beside Me, a blog focused on educating young children.
As a former teacher, Karyn has developed a knack for coming up with some very clever, imaginative ... [Read More]
This is Shaylee, a delightful 6-year-old with some seriously amazing storytelling skills! Shaylee, who was born deaf, is a native signer and the daughter of Sheena McFeely and Manny Johnson, who are also deaf and teach American Sign Language (ASL) on their website ASLnook. ... [Read More]
Although many of us depend on our electronic devices to keep track of our day-to-day activities, there’s still nothing like taking pen to paper and writing things down on an actual calendar, and there are some great ones for 2016!
One of our favorite finds is the Pride and Prejudice 2016 Read a Book-In-A-Year Day-to-Day Calendar. ... [Read More]
Stacey Boyd has spent her entire career in education, as a teacher, a principal, and an entrepreneur. She saw firsthand how programs like music, art, and P.E. helped students succeed, but how hard it was to get funds to support those programs and how easy it was for them to get cut. So three years ago, ... [Read More]