Engaging Families in STEM

This website shares strategies for how to elevate the critical role of families in STEM and build capacity of STEM programs to include families.
For organizations that truly want to move the needle for youth in STEM, culturally responsive family engagement is essential to successful STEM programming, especially for girls and underrepresented youth of color. This website provides strategies and case studies to help libraries do that better.
Audience: 
Preschool
Lower elementary (K-2)
Upper elementary (3-5)
Middle school (6-8)
High school (9-12)
Girls
Youth of color
Learner Experience w/ CS & CT: 
Beginner
Some Practice
Experienced
Facilitator Type: 
Library staff member
Community member
Facilitator Experience w/ CS & CT: 
Beginner
Some Practice
Experienced
Type of Library: 
Public
School
Tribal
Special
Library Location Type: 
Rural
Suburban
Urban
Size: 
Very small (< 300 students, < 10k population)
Small (< 500 students, < 24k population)
Medium (< 750 students, < 99k population)
Large (< 1000 students, < 500k population)
Very large (1000+ students, 500k+ population)
Program Type & Frequency: 
In school time
Out of school time
Ongoing sessions
One time session
Requirements: 
Technology not required
No cost
Ready to Code Pathway Connection: 
Broadening participation
Family engagement
Resource Type: 
Strategies
Professional development
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