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International Day of Women and Girls in Science: why it matters

Yesterday, February 11, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science was celebrated. How much do you know about it? 
 

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How to get your kids close to STEM?

STEM can provide your kids with problem-solving skills, persistence, creativity, and intellectual curiosity. So here's how you can get them close to it.

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Women, STEM careers is what you should opt for

Recent research from LinkedIn, Infoempleo, and the International University of la Rioja, confirms that there is a huge demand of experts in digital careers

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Emotions to help engage school students in learning

Student engagement impacts children's performance and future success. It is also used as a primary predictor of educational dropout or successful school.

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What makes women better leaders than men?

Barack Obama said women are better than men, and these are the reasons why it is true.

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A new method for boosting the learning of mathematics

UNIGE researchers oversaw a new system of math learning whose purpose is to promote the use of arithmetic formulas at an early age; after a year, they observed a leap in students' performance

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When it's story time, animated books are better for learning

These books offer beneficial learning opportunities bigger than what digital learning platforms are offering for children.

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Women in science are not using positive words to describe their work

According to a study published this week in the journal BMJ, women in science are less likely to describe their research as “excellent”. 

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Students do better in school when they can understand, manage emotions

Emotionally intelligent students get better grades and higher test scores, study says.

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How to recruit more women to your business?

Even though many leaders are interested in being gender diverse, there are some things they are missing out on recruiting women. Here are five of them. 

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Arukay, what is it and why is it important?

This STEM teaching system made Ana Victoria Ricaurte, head of Arukay, the most dynamic and innovative entrepreneur in the region.

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How did Latin America do in the Pisa tests?

The OECD applies this test every three years to measure reading, science and math skills. Here we tell you how Latin America did.

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Want to achieve your goals? Create these 5 habits

We are getting closer to 2020 and many of you are probably creating your new year's eve resolutions. Here are some habits that will help you achieve them.

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Why women select college majors with lower earnings potential

The 'logics of major choice' is different for women and men.

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Young children can learn math skills from intelligent virtual characters

The study examined the children's math learning from a game featuring a prototype of an intelligent character based on Dora the Explorer.

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Want more women & minorities in STEM?

Community college program related to social oppression experiences proved effective at strengthening entrepreneurial and STEM skills of the underrepresented students.

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Women’s Entrepreneurship Day: how are we doing?

Even though things seem really great for women trying to own a business, there are still some things that need to be done.

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Inspiring the world and the space: she is an astronaut

An alliance between the She is Foundation and the NASA Space Center will allow you to visit the center of scientific learning in Houston

Quitting Facebook could boost exam results

In research that validates what many parents and educators suspect, students whose grades are below average could boost their results if they devoted less time to Facebook

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EduSense: Like a FitBit for your teaching skills

A new system offers a comprehensive real-time sensing system that is inexpensive and scalable to create a continuous feedback loop for the instructor.

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