Amazing Resources for International Women's Day
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Below are a collection of great resources 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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International Women's Day Resources
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!