The Effectiveness of Using Near-peer Role Models and Mentoring: A phenomenological reflection on STEM for Success
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Discover the effectiveness of near-peer role models and mentoring in promoting STEM interest among girls. This article reflects on the phenomenological approach of the STEM for Success initiative, a part of the LiFE project funded by the National Science Foundation. Explore the collective impact approach, professional development experiences, and after-school opportunities that engage girls in elementary grades in STEM activities. Learn how this project serves as a model for organizations seeking to foster STEM interest among girls in elementary school.