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Young Women Choose Science

Barbara Passero is a remarkable educator whose work has inspired many young women to choose careers in science.

Mary-Anne DiMarco, Principal, Pope John XXIII High School, Everett, MA

Educators Use Brain-based Teaching Methods

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  • Engage students in learning new ideas and concepts
  • Recognize multiple intelligences and different learning styles
  • Teach students how to use the scientific method
  • Reward students for creative and imaginative responses
  • Build students' self-esteem through guided self-discovery of skills, abilities, and interests
  • Encourage students to work successfully on teams and on their own

Education programs foster personal connections
that increase student success.

  • Promote positive involvement with schools, parents, friends, and others.
  • Encourage interaction with mentors and role models working in financially rewarding and personally satisfying career paths
  • Work with the Massachusetts Mentoring Partnerships and other mentoring organization
  • Support provided by a variety of businesses, organizations, and agencies.

Students learn how to communicate ideas and concepts

  • Design, develop, and deliver team and individual presentations at community events and conferences.
  • Design websites and contribute to print and e-publications
  • Serve as mentors for peers and younger students