Curriculum Development

Use these resources to promote gender discussions for K–12 education.

The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap PowerPoint Presentation (2014)

This easy-to-use PowerPoint, with talking points included for each slide, allows you to share the latest information on the gender pay gap at meetings, conferences, and other events. Read more »

Engineering So Simple an Elementary Student Could Do It

Getting students — especially girls — involved with STEM fields at an early age can have a lasting effect on their futures. Spending even one week the in the classroom on a project like this can make all the difference for girls. Download Uzma Shah’s lesson plan, “Wheels in Motion,” for your classroom today and get more girls involved with engineering! Read more »

  |   , ,   |   February 24, 2014
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How to Talk about Mentoring

Want to bring mentoring up at your next meeting or in a conversation? Here are some resources and sample questions to help guide your discussions, from being a good mentee to finding mentor-themed programs. Read more »

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Use This Lesson Plan to Introduce Girls to Engineering

Winning “Battle of the Plans” lesson, Fifth-Graders Can Be Industrial Engineers, Too! A Greeting Card Assembly Line, teaches girls what it’s like to be an industrial engineer through a creative activity that models assembly-line production. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   December 05, 2013

Tech Savvy Application: Bring the STEM Career Conference to a Site Near You

Expanding from its Buffalo, NY, roots to a nationwide program this year, Tech Savvy, Powered by AAUW will help girls across the country learn about the exciting and creative opportunities that STEM educational and career paths can offer. Apply now to become one of the first expansion sites for Tech Savvy. Read more »

2014 Tech Trek Camp Application

Apply to host a Tech Trek camp in the summer of 2014! AAUW branches, states and affiliated entities are welcome to apply. Read more »

Workshop: STEM in Your Community: Hosting an Exciting and Educational Event

This workshop provided information on how to plan science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs for girls in your local community. Read more »

Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success PowerPoint Presentation

Use this presentation to share the findings from AAUW’s latest research report Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success at meetings, conferences, and other events. Women in Community Colleges draws […] Read more »

Engineer a Lesson 2013: A STEM for Girls Lesson Plan

The winning submission to AAUW’s 2013 Battle of the Plans: Engineer a Lesson lesson plan contest is available for teachers and educators to use in their own classrooms.  Contest winner […] Read more »

  |   , ,   |   April 17, 2013

Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation Executive Summary and Recommendations

Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation Executive Summary and Recommendations is an abbreviated version of the full report, released in […] Read more »