As teachers we want to see all of our students succeed, but we often don’t know how to re-engage girls in STEM once their initial interest and curiosity are lost.
Among many students, math receives a bad reputation for being too difficult to grasp and leaves even the most hardworking pupils wondering when they’ll use intricate mathematical problem solving. For many girls in STEM, the struggle becomes greater with age, as they are often not encouraged to pursue math with the same amount of enthusiasm shown to male classmates.
In reality, great feats in mathematics are being accomplished by women in growing numbers. Inspire your female math students to become the next groundbreaking girls in STEM by following our five steps!