Community Spirit 2007


Subjects: Math, Science & Health, Technology
Grade Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8
Source: Cable in the Classroom

While Zoey's Room may sound like the name of a pre-teen sitcom, it is actually an after-school program designed for girls ages 10 to 14. Co-created by Erin Reilly with Vinitha Nair, Zoey's Room is a national online community that encourages girls to expand their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and other 21st century skills. ZoeysRoom.com is the only character-driven website designed to introduce or re-engage young girls with STem using a "culturally savvy, cool tech community." Girls log on to receive one-on-one access to Zoey who chats online with girls every day and encourages them to try online challenges.

 


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