Pretty Brainy Blog
Today is Colorado Gives Day, a time when nonprofit organizations ask for your financial contribution. On this day Pretty Brainy asks that your donation be an investment in your daughter’s STEM confidence. One recommendation? Math games girls and parents can enjoy together. Here’s something perfect for ages 10 – 13.
In a way, I have a problem with the word customer because rooted within the word is the word customs, which points only to the collection of money. What first must be collected are people’s viewpoints and ideas. If you’re an educator with a great idea for the marketplace, here are 7 practices from i-Corps for Learning for conducting customer discovery.
In this post Madeleine B. writes about soldering, voltage drop, designing with LEDs, and contributing to Habitat for Humanity. Read on to learn why soldering became her favorite thing to do and why she says, “I could not think of a better way to spend my Friday nights.”
On June 14, 2015, Pretty Brainy honored young designers who are showing the world how STEAM is their tool for making their communities and world a better place. Each honoree was chosen for her work in rolling up her sleeves, getting her hands dirty, positively contributing to her world, and understanding what she made and its significance for others.
Among the reasons to celebrate Pretty Brilliant, our new workshop in lighting design and engineering design thinking, girls tell us they are comfortable asking questions and asking for help. In this post we highlight outcomes of the program’s first four weeks, including how we’re building a STEAM community on which girls can rely.