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More Female Math and Science Teachers Increase Likelihood Girls Pursue STEM / Edweek.org

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White female students are more likely to pursue STEM fields in college if they attended a high school with a high proportion of female math and science teachers, according to a recent study.

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Making Science Teaching More Than 'A Backup Plan'

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CU Boulder has started a movement to improve the quality of science education around the country, not only on campuses but in K-12 classrooms. And the LAs, as they're called, are at the center of this work.

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THE BACK PAGE: Recruiting High School Physics Teachers

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HS teaching allows a student to directly apply skills learned in physics in a dynamic environment with rewarding personal interactions. With technology like robotics, cheap microcontrollers, and 3D printing, and pedagogical innovations, HS physics classrooms are exciting and creative work spaces for physics graduates.

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