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HER-STORY: Alma Martinez Fallon

HER-STORY: Alma Martinez Fallon

Earlier this year, I wrote a post for Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March). It occurred to me a few weeks later that I did not need to wait for February or March of each year to spotlight the talents of phenomenal women that are doing amazing things in their respective fields … Continue reading

Future Posts & Other Topics

  • Why Do Americans Stink At Math? ...By focusing only on procedures — “Draw a division house, put ‘242’ on the inside and ‘16’ on the outside, etc.” — and not on what the procedures mean, “I, We, You” turns school math into a sort of arbitrary process wholly divorced from the real world of numbers. Students learn not math but, in the words of one math educator, answer-getting....Read the entire article at http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/27/magazine/why-do-americans-stink-at-math.html?ref=education&_r=3
  • The 'T' In STEM: Getting More U.S. Students To Gravitate To Computer Science Programs ...Computer science and other STEM fields suffer from an awareness and perception problem. Some students think computer programming is too difficult. Some think it’s too geeky. And others don’t know about the scores of high-paying jobs available in computer-related fields.... Read the entire article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/emsi/2013/12/19/the-t-in-stem-getting-more-u-s-students-to-gravitate-to-computer-science-programs/  
  • Future Topics: "All Money is Not Good Money", Raising Twinkie, Mars Rover Curiosity updates, Diversity & Inclusion (Women & Boards), STEM (girls & math), Solar Energy, Fracking: Game Changing Technology and Opponents Backlash, Nanotechnology, Technology
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