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Freda Deskin

Closing the Gender Gaps: 3 Benefits of STEM Education According to Freda Deskin

Just how important is it for girls to receive education in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields? Let’s hear from young women themselves: according to a report commissioned by Microsoft called Closing the STEM Gap, over three-quarters of girls who had extracurricular instruction in hands-on STEM activities said that they felt empowered – […]

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Freda Deskin’s Game-Changing Oklahoma Charter School Is Flipping the Script on Traditional Models of Education

An awful lot of lip service is given — both in the national media and, on a smaller scale, in commencement speeches and in individual schools’ mission statements and other public relations collateral — to the importance of encouraging female students to engage with STEM subjects and to pursue college degrees in science, technology, engineering, […]