Family Resources to Encourage Female Student Engineering

In case you haven’t had a chance to check out the Family Resources page, we want to highlight what you will find there. We ‘ve added some new Resources! Our goal is to empower girls and to inform you about some of high-quality resources we recommend.

Goldie Blox is a company that makes engineering toys for girls. They have a very positive message that gets girls excited about and engaged in engineering. They will have a float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. GoldieBlox also has videos available that walk you through building the toys.

Roominate is a website is another engineering toy for girls that has a lot of resources available to support with building their tools. They have a lot of videos available to help parents support their daughters’ building

Other resources:

Curiosity Machine is a website takes you through the steps of the Engineering Process to help you complete an engineering challenge with your child.

TinyBop has a variety of apps for your phone or tablet you can use with your kids.

Our school has parternered with KinderLab Robotics. Students in K2 and 1st grade will be learning how to program Kibo Robots.

Plum Landing is a website that was created by WGBH to promote STEM Learning.

Students will be using Bee Bots in Science to start learning about computer programming and developing literacy skills.

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