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When a garden photo says a lot

Last week I posted the picture below on our afterschool program’s Facebook page with the caption “Students explore the garden, using microscopes.”

Our principal “liked” it, writing “This photo says a lot.”  When I asked him to “Say more!” he responded with this comment which I thought deserved its own post.   128 more words

School Garden

Why are girls in the UK doing so much less well than boys in school science?

Michael Reiss

An education report from the OECD is nowadays nearly always big news, and today’s on Gender Equality in Education is no exception. Gender has always been important in education. 714 more words

Teaching, Learning, Curriculum & Assessment

Inside Passengers: The Girl's Own Paper looks inside the body

‘Inside Passengers; or, the Wonderful Adventures of Luke and Belinda’ was a 15-part series published in The Girls’ Own Paper in 1885-86, penned by ‘A London Physician’. 1,019 more words

News & Blog

'Girls & Science' Event Hopes To Inspire Youngsters

DENVER (CBS4) – Hundreds of families packed the Denver Museum of Nature and Science on Saturday for Girls and Science, a one-day fun event some parents hope will spark lengthy careers. 258 more words


How much science do you do with your kids?

How different do you think the world will be when the kids grow up? And what sort of skills are you offering your kids to cope with these changes – from technology to climate? 472 more words


Sally Ride

Sally Ride was an American astronaut and the first American woman in space. After studying physics in college and grad school, Sally was one of 8,000 people to apply to be part of the space program, and she became part of NASA in 1978. 314 more words

First Woman