Tag: broader impacts

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Low math confidence discourages female students from pursuing STEM disciplines

This article points out how important addressing the affective component of learning is.  For too long, we’ve taken interest and self-confidence as given, particularly in higher ed. Efforts to improve math teaching and student confidence could help women persist in STEM Source: Low math confidence discourages female students from pursuing […]

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NU-ETHS collaboration a national model

The three-year-old formal collaboration between Northwestern University and the Evanston Township High School has become a national model for university-high school partnerships. Source: NU-ETHS collaboration a national model | Evanston Now This story only scratches the surface of the many powerful connections Kristen has been able to forge between the […]