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Lisa Lewis

Lisa Lewis
Lisa Lewis is the gifted intellectual instructor at Lafayette Upper Elementary in Fredericksburg, VA, as well as the district STEM coordinator and an adjunct professor at the University of Mary Washington (UMW). In addition to her teaching roles, Lisa is also a Pathways to Excellence teacher mentor, a practicum facilitator for UMW, and a STEM instructor. She is passionate about all things STEM and believes children deserve opportunities to be exposed to the possibilities of life one idea at a time.

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Seven ways educators can encourage girls in STEM

Posted by Lisa Lewis on March 08, 2020

As an elementary teacher and adjunct professor for Educational Goals and Practices, I straddle two worlds. My elementary classroom is usually a mixture of girls and boys from diverse backgrounds, while my college-age students are mostly young ladies ready to change the world through the teaching profession. While the environments within which I teach and my audiences have their contrasts, they share two key similarities: the students’ eagerness to learn and the need for STEM.

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, BEYOND THE CLASSROOM, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, Teacher Resources, STEM, Resources, STEM Units, Future Ready, 21st Century Skills, Hands-on Learning, STEAM, Workforce Development, Women in STEM