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You have the Power! Empowering Girls in the Classroom.

It's 21st Century and there's still lots of work to do to empower girls and women in this society. As teachers we play a very important role empowering our girls and making them achieve their goals. This collection provides some great tips and lessons to apply ASAP.
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You have the Power! Empowering Girls in the Classroom.
  • Valeria Arcas says:
    This blog provides links to several websites related to STEM education and girls/women.It suggests some fun hands-on activities such as videos, games, and STEM related topics.
  • Valeria Arcas says:
    I love to read this book with my students! We have the misconception that girls are fragile and that they look like dolls, but that is not necessarily truth.
  • Valeria Arcas says:
    You have probably seen this video, and I included it in the collection because it's worth it. I have played it many times for my students, and find that boys learn to respect girls and girls understand it's great to be #LikeaGirl
  • Valeria Arcas says:
    This resource is a group curriculum for 5th grade girls. The goal is to strengthen self-esteem and self-perception, and promote awareness about how certain environments can affect self-esteem You can adapt the activity to your group and to your needs.
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    5 Ways to Empower Girls in the Classroom

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    Valeria Arcas says:
    As educators, we have the power to make assignments and develop learning opportunities with objectives that we design. Let's challenge our girls! Let's show them what are the capable of. This article provides 5 important tips to help our students boost their self-esteem.
  • Valeria Arcas says:
    This video has a double purpose, it can be used in Women's History Month activities and to send a message of empowerment to girls. This is definitely a great idea that I'll put hands-on with my students.
  • Valeria Arcas says:
    Female empowerment is crucial to helping overcome these stereotypes. Here are some great resources that I use to boost my students self-esteem daily. I specially like A Migthy Girl, a site with tons of great books for girls.