Boys

Enhancing Underrepresented Boys' Engagement in STEM through Mentoring and Father Involvement

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Approximately 100 underrepresented students in Houston, TX are engaged in hands-on, out-of-school STEM projects that focus on the engineering design process through mentorship from underrepresented STEM undergraduates
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Developing Digital Makers in the Coding Makerspace to Include Boys of Color in Computer Science Learning and Cybersecurity Workforce Development

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Over 80 underrepresented boys of color grades 4-12 in Central Texas are engaged in relevant digital maker projects, earning certification in Python, and gaining real-world experience through mentoring and cyber security workforce development activities.
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Integrating the Computer Science and Computational Thinking in Three Rural Eastern North Carolina School Districts

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Middle school teachers and students in three rural North Carolina school districts are engaged with school leaders and community members to integrate of computational thinking strategies and computer science dispositions into the art and music disciplines
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Improving the Pipeline for Rural and American Indian Students Entering Computer Science Via Storytelling

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We will lead middle school students through the process of learning to use Alice to tell their story, through a guided program, and then to let them learn and explore how to create their own story using Alice in primarily Native American communities.
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Preparing High Achieving Urban Students for STEM Careers: Engineers of the Future Program

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Over 700 rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in Baltimore City Schools will participate in a 6-week summer learning program that informs students about STEM careers while preparing them to take a virtual Algebra I course during the school year.
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Broadening Participation of Latina/o Students in Engineering Using an Integrated Mathematics, Engineering and Computing Curriculum in Authentic, Out-of-School Environments

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An integrated curriculum combines middle school mathematics and computer programming to engage 120 Latina/o middle school students, 4 teachers from urban and rural schools in New Mexico, and 10 undergraduate students to learn authentic STEM practices.
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Data Modeling with Young Learners and Their Families

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Fifty children ages 5-8 and their adult caregivers, from underrepresented New York City populations, participate in a 6-week workshop series offering playful, hands-on, collaborative exploration of foundational concepts of modeling and analyzing data.
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Understanding the Role of Gender in Engaging the Interest of Girls in Computer Science

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More than 400 middle school participants from low income and rural backgrounds will develop skills in programming using App Inventor and learn about CS careers. 54 high school age students will act as mentors as they learn and teach computing skills.
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Strengthening the STEM Pipeline for Elementary School African Americans, Hispanics, and Girls by Scaling Up Summer Engineering Experiences

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Promoting Robotic Design and Entrepreneurship Experiences among Students and Teachers

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2-teacher, 4-student teams from 24 high schools learn robotics and entrepreneurship in 4-week summer institutes, following which they engage 1,200 students in semester-long courses and semester-long capstone projects for NYU's Inno/Vention contest.
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