The CalWomenTech Learning Library provides tools for both students and educators. Educators can use our library to help students develop building block skills in technology, while students can use our library to gain resources that will help them improve the skills necessary to succeed in their technology program.

Topics

Blueprint Reading
Career Tools
Learning Strategies
Math Made Easy
Problem Solving
Spatial Relations
Tool Identification

Blueprint Reading

Women (and men) entering the technology or trades classroom are often unfamiliar with basic blueprint reading skills. These resources can be used to help understand and interpret information found in blueprints.

 

 

 

Career Tools

Introduce your female students to high-wage, high-demand science, engineering, technology and trades careers available to them with these successful female role models.

 

Learning Strategies

These teaching tools can help your school increase retention rates for both female and male students.

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Guaranteed 4.0 Series

This is an easy-to-follow 3-step systematic framework that empowers students by enhancing their ability to learn principles and concepts.

 

 

Math Made Easy

Software, books, videos and curriculum to assist women (and men) in succeeding with math, an important skill area for technology.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Problem Solving

Many female students come to the classroom without a problem solving schema due to less informal hands-on technology experience. Improving women's problem solving skills leads to greater comprehension and success in the technology classroom.

 

 

 

 

 

Spatial Relations

These tools enhance spatial reasoning skills, which increase retention of women (and men) in the technology classroom.

 

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Introduction to 3D Spatial Visualization: An Active Approach

This book also has a Teacher's Guide available for $34.95. To order, contact the publisher.

 

 

 

 

Tool Identification

Women tend to have less informal tool-use experience outside of the classroom. These tools will assist your students with tool ID and use.

 

 

 

 

nsf-logoThe CalWomenTech Project is funded by The Program for Research on Gender in Science and Engineering from The National Science Foundation - Grant no. 0533564

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