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Seven I-Corps-L Steps for Customer Discovery

Posted on October 27th, 2015 by in Learning & Teaching, News

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‚Äôs 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.

Three STEM Curriculum Outcomes for Parents, Teachers & Girls

Posted on September 24th, 2015 by in Girls in STEM/STEAM

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.”

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Pretty Brainy STEAM Awards

Posted on July 4th, 2015 by in Girls in STEM/STEAM, News, STEAM

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.

Highlights of Our New Girls Science & Engineering Workshop

Posted on February 27th, 2015 by in Girls in STEM/STEAM, News, STEAM

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.

New STEAM Workshop for Girls Combines Philanthropy & Mentoring

Posted on January 14th, 2015 by in Girls in STEM/STEAM, News

Our new workshop, Pretty Brilliant, is an opportunity for girls in high school and middle school to learn how designers design and why engineering may be a girl’s best tool for making the world a better place. Registration is open, and space is available for 15 girls in middle school and 15 in high school. Sign up online today!