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Sunday, February 10, 2013

FREE Resource from AASL- Inspire Girls to STEM Careers!

Sign up by February 14th to receive your FREE CanTEEN Toolkit (www.ala.org/aasl/canTEEN).  AASL has partnered with the Carnegie Science Center: Girls Math & Science Partnership (GMSP) to inspire girls to see themselves in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers through gaming and online activities. 

As part of the Can*TEEN Career Exploration initiative, the Carnegie Science Center has developed the Can*TEEN Trivia Wheel Library Interactive game, a new spin on the classic gaming style of multiple choice trivia questions. AASL, working with the Carnegie Science Center, and with support from the Motorola Foundation, will help distribute Can*TEEN Trivia Wheel Library Interactive toolkits to more than 2,500 school librarians serving children ages 10-14.  This offer is available to any school librarian serving students ages 10-14.

School librarians who participate will receive a free kit for their school library and will be asked to complete a follow-up survey at the end of the school year. The survey will  evaluate how frequently the toolkit was checked out and how it was used in within the school. More information and the opt-in form can be found on the AASL website at www.ala.org/aasl/canTEEN.

More information on the Can*TEEN Career Exploration initiative can be found at www.canteengirl.org/library.Want to see the game in action? Check out clips from recent playtests, featuring two of the women who helped make the Can*TEEN Interactive at www.canteengirl.org.

1 comment:

  1. Wonderful Post, I love meting new bloggers through you as well!
    Inspirational indeed!!
    The Equation