STEAM projects that are great to encourage learning in young children

By WITT

Using STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art and Math) learning techniques promotes the development of vocabulary, critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and reflection in children as young as three years old. Elementary school STEAM integrations are particularly effective when there are sincere relationships made between teachers and students as well as among participating parents and caregivers. This…

The importance of inclusivity in STEAM learning

By WITT

A large part of education relies on experiential learning to develop skills in innovation, logic, problem-solving, research, collaboration, creativity, and other cognitive abilities necessary for the development of students. We believe a deep part of the value of STEAM education (science technology engineering art and math), lies in the opportunity it offers to bring more…

Profiling 4 women in technology

By WITT

Women trailblazers in technology – know their names! Technology is often seen as a male-dominated industry. Low equality in employment gender representation seems like the leading narrative and it can feel hopeless when it comes to finding representation for raising future leaders in the field. Over the process of writing our book Please Stay and…

Can we take an unbiased look at how we frame technology for young girls?

By WITT

One of our goals here at Women In Tech Tribe (WITT) is to spotlight amazing opportunities that exist for young women who have taken the ideas of STEM, and introduced art into it. The world of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, ART, and math) offers options that are still far too undiscovered for our personal taste!…

The small but powerful difference between STEM and STEAM

By WITT

While STEM quite literally stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and their usage in guiding education, STEAM is gaining an exciting mainstream understanding. STEAM education is “an approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking” according to The Institute…

When Women Ruled the World (The World of Tech, Anyhow)

By WITT

“Women in tech are uniquely positioned to demonstrate their leadership as we know how to build communities and engage people to bring out their personal best. We’ve all heard statistics about the challenges and the need to encourage young women to join “the tribe” and to reduce the attrition of talented women currently in the…