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January 2021 Mentoring Twitter Chat

On January 19, Million Women Mentors hosted a Twitter Chat to celebrate National Mentoring Month. National Mentoring Month is a national campaign that raises awareness about the need for mentors as well as how each of us can work together to increase the number of mentors in an effort to …

Mentoring Month January 2020

If you’re new to STEMconnector or a longstanding member, you know how important mentoring is to our collective efforts. The act of mentoring others can have far-reaching positive effects for both the mentor themselves as well as the one being mentored. At STEMconnector, we believe wholeheartedly in the value of …

Time Magazine’s First Kid of the Year

For the past 80+ years Time Magazine has announced their annual “Person of the Year” award which recognizes one person who has done the most to influence events of that year. This annual selection process is highlighted by the fact that the winner gets to adorn the cover of Time …

How One Hour of Code Exposure Can Shape a Student’s Life Forever

December 7-13, 2020 marks Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), an annual call to action designed to introduce K-12 students to computer science, celebrate the contributions of their fellow students and teachers, and create opportunities to inspire the youth of today to pursue computer science. With CSEdWeek in full swing, there’s …

Three Steps to Building Equity in the Classroom

Dr. Katherine Bihr, Vice President of Programs and Education, TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity The academic year has begun. Back to school shopping was less about clothes and three-ring binders but instead focused on hotspots and laptops. Stress, fear, anxiety – yep, all present. But this school year is …

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