Thursday, April 19, 2012

The Gender and Creativity Gap in STEM

The gender gap in STEM fields has been a common theme for many years, both in conversations about the future of STEM disciplines as well as in funding opportunities for STEM research. In a recent Chronicle article, Theodore Hill and Erika Rogers suggest that looking into the connection between creativity and math may serve as a bridge across the female-STEM chasm.
Read more here.

The use of creativity and other engaging techniques to deal with student motivation has been proposed for a number of underrepresented groups in various fields. Let me hear about your experiences in using these engaging techniques and how you think it impacts student motivation and student learning.

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