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This self-directed eLearning Module explores a student-centered approach. Learn strategies to increase youth confidence and build their problem-solving and teamwork skills. Being student-centered is critical to building STEM identity.
This self-directed eLearning Module looks at STEM identity and how adults can foster its development among youth. Explore strategies that connect STEM to everyday life, strategies to highlight the social impact of STEM, and ways to share personal stories of STEM professionals.
This self-directed eLearning Module helps adults understand how role models can support youth to develop their STEM identity. Gain tips for how to engage youth with diverse role models in STEM and how to be a supportive role model.
The STEM2D Student Activities series includes interactive and fun, hands-on activities for girls and young women, ages 12–18, globally. All activities are aligned with research-based theory and the STEM2D philosophy. This guide helps youth navigators (individuals working with young people) select and implement the activities. Go to STEM2D.org to see all STEM2D Student Activities and […]
Part of NIWL’s Volunteer Tip Series, Intro to Gender helps youth navigators (1) better understand the increasing diversity of the young people who may participate in this program, and (2) some of the deeper issues associated with gender and the broader effort to promote an inclusive and just society.
Part of NIWL’s Volunteer Tips Series, Engaging Youth helps youth navigators prepare for, engage with, and inspire youths.
Part of NIWL’s Volunteer Tip Series, Youth Brain Development provides youth navigators with a basic overview and key concepts related to brain development. Understanding adolescent brain development provides important information for supporting young people as they navigate this period of development.
Part of NIWL’s Volunteer Tip Series, STEM Messaging for Parents, outlines key messages that can be shared with parents, both to convince them of the value of STEM education and career options and to help them promote and maintain their child’s interest in STEM.
Angela Shenton (Sr. Director, IT Procurement, Johnson & Johnson) and Lisa Johnson (Director, National Institute for Work and Learning, FHI360) co-hosted this STEM2D Live Event, which explored the importance of engaging and mentoring girls along STEM²D career paths. Brenda Okereke (Rutgers University School of Engineering student) and Gloria Candelario Hossri (J&J volunteer mentor) shared their […]
Reimagining Workforce Policy in the Age of Disruption: A State Guide for Preparing the Future Workforce Now
The Future Workforce Now initiative developed an agenda for U.S. state policy leaders to prepare the workforce, addressing technological disruptions affecting current and future workers and workplaces.