Amazing Resources for International Women's Day
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Below are a collection of great teaching tools for use on International Women’s Day. Though they are perfect for use all year at home or in the classroom!
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Resources for International Women's Day
British Council: How to approach teaching gender equality to boys and girls
Distinguished Women: Distinguished Women of Past and Present biographies
The Guardian: Books for girls, about girls: the publishers trying to balance the bookshelves
Girl Guiding: Promoting Girls’ Voices
National Girls Collaborative Project: Engaging Girls in STEM
Educational Articles and Lesson Plans
The American Association of University Women: Hands-On STEM Resources for Girls
Carnegie STEM Girls: STEM Resources
International Women’s Day: International Women’s Day downloadable resources
Into Film: International Women’s Day resources
National Union of Teachers: Boys’ Things and Girls’ Things
Principi a Space Diary: A Guide to Engaging Girls in STEM
Scholastic: Girls Rock STEM
Status of Women Canada: Learning Activities
Teach Thought: 40 Important STEM Resources For Women
UN Women: International Women’s Day Schools Kit
WeTech: STEM Resources for Women and Girls
Women in Sport: Changing the Game, for Girls
Feminist Books & Gifts
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Tell me about your favourite resources for Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day? Do you have any recommendation for picture books? Let me know in the comments below. It would be great to have a selection of recommended books to choose from when I update this post.
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