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  1. 5 tips to solve the issue of girls' participation in STEM areas

    Living in the current technological world, full of opportunities, significant
    advancements, and possibilities might make one think that men and women are finally living
    at peace and that the biggest issue they face has to do with which latest device they are
    going to acquire, but... that is not completely true. Gender inequality is far away from not
    being considered a global problem, women and young girls are still at a disadvantage in
    terms of, for example, education and work for the XXI century, which in the last decade has
    evolved to be based on the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)
    approach, and not so long ago on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and
    According to the Sustainable Development Goals from the United Nations
    Development Programme (UNDO, 2015), scientific and technological development are the
    basis of human interaction and existence, which require more and more participation of

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  2. 3 lessons from online education that we shouldn't let go off after the pandemic

    3 lessons from online education that we shouldn't let go off after  the pandemic
    <p>In 2020, many of the human activities around the world changed forever because of<br>the COVID-19 pandemic, and probably one of the biggest and fastest<br>transformations was related to education and those taking part in it.<br>Suddenly, institutions around the world were closed, students were sent home, and<br>teachers were forced to shift their lessons to online platforms, see their learners<br>faces through a screen in videocalls, and writing more emails than ever before.<br>Basically, any resource available was valid, as long as it was able to shorten the<br>distance and confusion between educators and learners, as well as enhancing a<br>favorable learning environment, despite the circumstances, as if nothing had<br>changed.<br>However, the speed in which this change took place did not allow traditional trained<br>teachers (or any teacher) to adjust their pedagogical practice, mindset, and skills to<br>the
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  3. Why is homeschooling a trend in families after the pandemic?

    Why is homeschooling a trend in families after the pandemic?
    <p>The beginning of the pandemic evidenced several problems in the educational system established in most cities in the world. The need of having kids occupating physical spaces as the only way to develop the curriculum was not achievable due to COVID, and although rapid changes were made so content was still delivered to kids at home through virtual meetings and online platforms, many questions still arise for parents and caregivers who were concerned about the present and the future of their children’s education.</p> <p>During the pandemic, many parents started to consider exiting the traditional educational system, and they saw homeschooling as the solution to do so. The idea seemed very attractive, kids would be safe, lessons and curriculum could be flexible and adaptable for the special needs of each girl and boy, and they would be at peace at a very difficult time. And so they did. After the pandemic, or at least when it was under control, institutions r
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  4. Kubo, the amiable Robot that does not use a computer

    Kubo: An Amiable Robot Provides a New Way to Introduce Coding in the Classroom

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