Lessons Learned from Equity and Inclusion Community of Practice
November 16 at 1 p.m. CST
Join Iowa Afterschool Alliance's own Crystal Hall and additional panelists from across the country discussing the successes and challenges they have related to implementing equitable approaches within their network and programs. Million Girls Moonshot hosted a Community of Practice focused on Equity and Inclusion for afterschool networks during summer 2021, led by the National Girls Collaborative Project. This session will recap best practices and how they are being put into action.
Celebrate Computer Science Education Week with the IF/THEN Collection
December 7 at 1 p.m. CST
Looking for new computer science and engineering activities? The IF/THEN® Collection is a free digital library designed to inspire the next generation of girls to pursue STEM careers and features activities and videos of real women STEM professionals. Join us as we explore resources in the IF/THEN® Collection to promote computer science and engineering in afterschool programs.
Curiosity Machine Design Challenges
Looking for hands-on project-based STEM activities for your students? Technovation guides you through a suite of free design challenges on their Curiosity Machine website. In this training, they practiced some design challenges and tested their understanding of the different ways we can facilitate these design challenges.
Introducing Artificial Intelligence Using Curiosity Machine
Artificial intelligence can be fun, hands-on, and connected to real life, even for kids. In this training for educators of upper elementary or middle school students, Technovation showcased their Curiosity Machine artificial intelligence lessons. With these free lessons, help your students learn, play and create solutions to real-world problems with Al.
Exploration and Awareness of Careers that use an Engineering Mindset: The Possible Futures Curriculum Part I
Thinking as young professionals, students are introduced to the design process, develop problem-solving and research skills, and learn to foster an engineering and growth mindset. JFF, a national nonprofit aimed at promoting economic advancement for all, designed the Possible Futures curriculum with a focus on STEM to help rethink how youth start to explore college and career options and to prepare them to make meaningful decisions about their future. Get ready for interactive sessions that are designed to be a supportive learning community!
Role Models and Mentoring
Role Models Matter Training for STEM Volunteers
Ready to train volunteers and role models in your network, school, or afterschool program? Gain access to the Role Models Matter training developed by Techbridge Girls today.
PEAR Dimensions of Success (DoS) Certification Training
November 17-18 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. CST
PEAR Dimensions of Success (DoS) Recertification Training
November 30 from 12-3 p.m. CST
ACRES November Cohort: Modeling Math Practices
November 15 and December 16 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CST
ACRES Demeber Cohort: Developing STEM Identities and Making Career Connections
December 2, 9 and 16 from 5:30-8 p.m. CST