Future Posts

So, I got pneumonia in December and am looking forward to breathing again sometime in March. For a corrected list of future posts, see this updated post.

We’ve got lots of content to cover in the next six months. Here is a list of upcoming posts with dates.

December 6th - Growing the Gap

Why girls participant in STEM gets lower as they get older.

December 13th - They didn’t even know they were doing science

A story about the best science teachers and science students I’ve ever met. I guarantee it’s not what you’re thinking.

December 20th - Failure

Make a friend out of everyone’s worst enemy and reclaim the F-word.

December 27th - Don’t Reinvent the Wheel

Practical tips for doing science outreach

January 3rd - “Real Science” vs School Science

What kids think about the science they learn and the science they want to do

January 10th - Mindsets

An overview of Dweck’s research into how we thing about our own learning potential

January 17th - Self-Segregation: Only Girl in the Room

How stereotypes about science keep girls from joining in

January 24th - Logic Model!

An overview of how SPICE takes theory and puts it into practice

January 31st - Understanding obstacles to engaging with and enjoying science

Why your daughter doesn’t want to go to robotics club

February 7th - Science Identity Archetypes

Overview of original research on how girls think about scientists and their own ways of doing science from the SPICE Program

February 14th - Archetypes: Experts

How high achieving girls relate to science and how formal classrooms alienate them

February 21 - Archetypes: Inventors

Girls just want to have science that does good and makes cool stuff

February 28th Archetypes: Experimenters

Science as intrepid exploration

March 7 - Self-Efficacy and the Role of Social Persuasion

Role models and feedback in science

March 14th - Combating Instrumentalism

The importance of learning to love science as science and not just a tool

March 21 - Self-Efficacy - Vicarious Learning

Shared learning and peer-modeling

March 28 - Don’t hand out the supplies!

Practical tips for implementing science outreach with young children

April 4th - Why Can’t I Just Do Some Science With Kids?

The trap of expertise in teaching science to non-experts

April 11th - Self-Efficacy and Mastery Experiences

The best way to feel good about your ability to do the thing is to DO THE THING!

April 18th - Finding Opportunities and Framing Science

How to find opportunities for science engagement for your children/students

April 25th - Intersectionality

It’s not just gender. A wide range of factors influence kids choices around science

May 2nd - What can you say about your outreach at the end of the day?

How to evaluate your outreach efforts in a meaningful way without going insane.

May 9th - Figured worlds and celebrated subject positions

Creating a landscape that welcomes diverse students to the world of STEM

May 16th - So, you’ve got and gotten yourself involved in a science education controversy!

Learn how not to do what I did and how to handle criticism

May 23 - Making Opportunities

How to create opportunities for your kids/students to engage with science