Broadening Access to STEM Learning through Out-of-School Learning Environments

January 1st, 2015 | RESEARCH

This paper, commissioned as part of a consensus study on successful out-of-school STEM learning from the National Research Council's Board on Science Education, explores evidence-based strategies developed in out-of-school time STEM programs for successfully engaging youth from underrepresented demographics in STEM learning.


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Team Members

Laura Huerta Migus, Author, Association of Children's Museums

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Successful Out-of-School STEM Learning: A Consensus Study


Access and Inclusion: Black | African American Communities | English Language Learners | Ethnic | Racial | Hispanic | Latinx Communities | Indigenous and Tribal Communities | Low Socioeconomic Status | Women and Girls
Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science | General STEM
Resource Type: Reference Materials | Report
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Community Outreach Programs | Museum and Science Center Programs | Public Programs | Summer and Extended Camps