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1. Take a New Look at Period Facts

By Laura Perkins, MLS | December 15, 2016
Product Editor, ETR

Thought about menstrual periods lately? Maybe, maybe not. But if you were a pre-menstrual kid, teetering on the edge of puberty, you'd probably be thinking about them a lot.

Tags: Menstruation, New products, Girls, Puberty
By Laura Perkins, MLS

2. Research Matters: A New Perspective on Old Stereotypes

By Julie Adams | February 12, 2015
Research Assistant, ETR

I’m a digital native—from the generation born after digital technologies became common—but also old enough to have seen just how much these technologies have changed. I’m also someone who is beginning a career in research on technology education. This intersection has given me a natural interest in understanding how people’s perception of technology changes over time. 

The majority of my work at ETR has been with the students in our Watsonville TEC Program. The students have given me insight into how their young generation feels about technology and computer science stereotypes. What I’ve learned from these young people doesn’t always match what I’ve found in published research, and I’m very intrigued by this discrepancy.

Tags: Research, Teens, Technology education, Girls
By Julie Adams

3. Cool Tools: Girls and Women in Tech

By ETR | October 22, 2014

Ready to support greater participation of girls and women in computing and technology? Looking for some great resources to help in the effort? NCWIT has what you seek!

Tags: Technology, STEM, Girls, Women

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