Explanation Illustration Intervention
General Middle School High School Undergraduate
A lesson plan for a four-minute video titled “You Can Be Anything,” aimed at girls and young women aged 12 through 20.
GIRLS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: A PROMOTIONAL VIDEO
GRADE LEVEL: MIDDLE SCHOOL, HIGH SCHOOL, UNDERGRADUATE
Girls who participated in Sisters in Science, for example, showed statistically significant increases on math and science assessment tests and expressed more positive attitudes toward STEM careers. After two years of participation in the study, the girls also displayed more self-confidence and assertiveness in STEM classrooms.
SISTERS IN SCIENCE DISSEMINATION AND OUTREACH PROJECT
GRADE LEVEL: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, MIDDLE SCHOOL, HIGH SCHOOL,
“Teachers should explicitly teach students that academic abilities are expandable and improvable in order to enhance girls’ beliefs about their abilities. “Encouraging Girls in Math and Science” Institute of Educational Sciences Practice Guide. U.S. Department of Education, p. 7.