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Teacher Strategies for Engaging Girls in Math and Science

November 5, 2012
Minnesota Public Television Broadcast

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This event, presented in collaboration with Twin Cities Public Television (tpt), was designed to help education professionals better understand research-based strategies that can engage girls in mathematics and science education. Kathryn Wentzel, Ph.D., professor at the University of Maryland and an author of the Institute of Education Sciences Practice Guide Encouraging Girls in Math and Science, discusses the research-based recommendations found in the guide. Doug Paulson of the Minnesota Department of Education discusses state-level initiatives in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and Cathy Kindem, Ed.D., describes her experiences implementing research-based strategies for encouraging girls in mathematics and science. The program was taped with a studio audience in November 2012.

Kathryn Wentzel, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Maryland

Doug Paulson
STEM Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education

Cathy Kindem, Ed.D.
Innovative Educational Programs Coordinator, Independent School District 196 (Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools)

Event Materials
Teacher Strategies for Engaging Girls in Math and Science Program

Related Resource
Halpern, D., Aronson, J., Reimer, N., Simpkins, S., Star, J., & Wentzel, K. (2007). Encouraging girls in math and science (NCER 2007-2003). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Research.