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Changing the Game in STEM with Family Engagement

With an emphasis on equity and inclusion, this white paper outlines promising practices for engaging families in STEM as a means of increasing youth participation and retention in STEM pathways. Parents play a critical role in engaging youth in STEM activities and careers, especially for girls, youth of color, low-income youth, and youth with disabilities. This paper offers research, strategies, examples, and tips for designing inclusive STEM programs.

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
Family and Community Engagement
Parent support and education
Involvement and decision making
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Publisher: 
Other
Author: 
Linda Kekelis and Kara Sammet
Resource Type: 
Length: 
49 pages full report, 2 pages executive summary
Publication Date: 
2019