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How outstanding women in STEM fields overcame obstacles – Lesson Plan

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This lesson explores the careers of 19 great female scientists, the challenges they overcame and whether those challenges are still present in students’ lives. Continue reading

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“Well-behaved women seldom make history” – Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan challenges students to identify negative stereotypes about women and men, introduces students to Anne Bonny (a woman who breaks traditional gender stereotypes) and gives them the opportunity to use creative writing skills to create their own profile on one of four other “rule-breaking” women in history. Continue reading

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Women with Character, Women Who Inspire – Lesson Plan

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For Women’s History Month, PBS NewsHour Extra would love to know the women in your students’ lives who have inspired them. Send a picture and description to NewsHour Extra’s Instagram using the hashtag #PBSWomenWhoInspire Continue reading

Periodic attacks occur against girls, teachers and their school buildings, usually in the more conservative south and east of Afghanistan, from where the Taliban draws most support.

Why is it important to educate girls? – Lesson Plan

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By 10 x 10 Subjects World, Education, Social Issues Estimated Time One 30-45 minute period Grade Level Grades 7 – 12 Objective Students will: Explain…read more

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