Curriculum Development

Use these resources to promote gender discussions for K–12 education.
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PowerPoint Presentation: The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap

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 »

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Women, Their Rights, and Nothing Less: Spread Women’s History in Your Local Schools

Use this Program in a Box to collaborate with schools and bring women’s history to life in local classrooms with the Women, Their Rights, and Nothing Less online learning module. The learning tool was built by the innovative Newseum in Washington, D.C., and includes materials from AAUW’s archives. Women, Their Rights, and Nothing Less investigates the suffragists’ pioneering use of First Amendment freedoms and connects women’s fight for the vote to contemporary issues. Read more »

Fact Sheet: For Women and Girls, the Common Core Is a Step Toward Greater Equity

AAUW and the Center for American Progress have released a new fact sheet that explores the positive effect the Common Core State Standards can have on gender equity in education. […] Read more »

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How to Design an Engaging Planning Meeting

Engaging planning meetings can set your branch or state up for success, while ineffective meetings can leave you frustrated and directionless. So how do you make sure your meetings are fun and effective? Try the tips and tools below to lead your board to success. Read more »

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 »

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Host a Speech Contest for Girls

Use this Program in a Box to hold a Speech Trek contest to offer high school girls an opportunity to develop their public speaking skills. Read more »

2015 Tech Trek Camp Application

Apply to host a Tech Trek camp in the summer of 2015! AAUW branches, states, and affiliated entities are welcome to apply.

DEADLINE: September 1, 2014 Read more »

Lesson Plan: 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 »

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Membership Matters — February 2014

There were some big opportunities to engage with current and prospective members around key AAUW issues in recent weeks. Can you guess what some of these opportunities were? On January […] Read more »

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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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