This report shares the findings from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Foundation Commission on Technology, Gender, and Teacher Education based on focus groups of female students, online surveys of teachers, and existing research. Some key recommendations from Tech Savvy include changing the public face of computing, offering multiple entry points into technology and computing, and rethinking educational software and games to appeal to girls as well as boys. Check out the complete report for recommendations for educators, school districts, students, parents, and software/game designers on how to get more girls interested in technology.

Read the full report on the AAUW website.

Source:

American Association of University Women. Tech-Savvy: Educating Girls in the New Computer Age. Washington, DC. AAUW, April 2000.

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