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Researchers gauge impact of “Maker” job opportunities for underserved teens

The National Science Foundation – Miles O’Brien and Kate Tobin

“Real world problem solving through “Making” is a new and popular way to engage youth in STEM education, frequently in after-school programs. Unfortunately, not all youth are able to participate in after-school activities due to financial pressures and may instead take jobs in non-technical fields, such as food service or retail. These non-technical jobs take time away from Making, designing, and tinkering, which can leave them behind peers who are honing skills for a technical career path.”(more)

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