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  • Date: 06/05/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    With generous support from the National Science Foundation, the Exploratorium held the Generating Engagement and New Initiatives for All Latinos (GENIAL) Summit on June 5–6, 2017, in San Francisco, California. The goals of the GENIAL Summit were to: - Identify needs and opportunities for Latinos in informal science learning (ISL) environments. - ... »
  • Date: 06/05/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This report summarizes the Generating Engagement and New Initiatives for All Latinos (GENIAL) Summit, which was held on June 5–6, 2017, at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, California. With generous support from the National Science Foundation, 91 participants, a mix of practitioners, community leaders, media specialists, government officials, ... »
  • Date: 06/05/2017
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    This list of terms and definitions was produced by the GENIAL (Generating Engagement and New Initiatives for All Latinos) project, which convened Ia Summit on June 5-6, 2017, in San Francisco, California. The goals of the GENIAL Summit were to: - Identify needs and opportunities for Latinos in informal science learning (ISL) environments. - ... »
  • Date: 06/05/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    With support from NSF/AISL, the Exploratorium held the Generating Engagement and New Initiatives for All Latinos (GENIAL) Summit on June 5-6, 2017, in San Francisco, California. The goals of the GENIAL Summit were to: - Identify needs and opportunities for Latinos in informal science learning (ISL) environments. - Facilitate and strengthen ... »
  • Date: 06/05/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    With support from NSF/AISL, the Exploratorium held the Generating Engagement and New Initiatives for All Latinos (GENIAL) Summit on June 5-6, 2017, in San Francisco, California. The goals of the GENIAL Summit were to: - Identify needs and opportunities for Latinos in informal science learning (ISL) environments. - Facilitate and strengthen ... »
  • Date: 05/23/2017
    Resource Category: Literature Review
    This resource list was produced by the GENIAL (Generating Engagement and New Initiatives for All Latinos) project, which convened Informal Science Learning (ISL) practitioners, community leaders, policymakers, researchers, and others focusing on generating engagement and new initiatives for Latinos. ... »
  • Date: 04/12/2017
    Resource Category: Summative
    Ciencia Pública is a National Science Foundation (NSF) -funded initiative in which the Exploratorium, in collaboration with the Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco (BGCSF), developed a parklet to engage Latino families in STEM content. The Parklet is located in San Francisco’s Mission District (the Mission), a historically Latino neighborhood. ... »
  • Date: 04/01/2017
    Resource Category: Research Brief
    The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), located in Portland, is a hands-on science museum. In 2013, OMSI received funding from the National Science Foundation for the project Researching the Value of Educator Actions for Learning (REVEAL) to study how museum educators can better help families learn math while interacting with museum ... »
  • Date: 03/15/2017
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, we investigate how the national imperative to increase opportunities for young women of color in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and to broaden their participation was taken up locally at two high schools in one school district. Using ethnographic and longitudinal data, we focus on four young women of ... »
  • Date: 03/06/2017
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Large gaps in achievement and interest in science and engineering [STEM] persist for youth growing up in poverty, and in particular for African American and Latino youth. Within the informal community, the recently evolving “maker movement” has evoked interest for its potential role in breaking down longstanding barriers to learning and attainment ... »

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