I know so many awesome girls! But I’m careful about putting my students and my daughter on social media. So here are some of my awesome girl shout outs to some of the incredible women (and 1 man) in my life:
I’m going to try to tweet some more in the next few days. Because wow! I know a lot of awesome girls!
You can read more about the campaign on CoolCatTeacher, along with suggestions for how educators can get involved. Also, you can click here for more inspirational videos for students!
In May, I posted about the awesome Smart Girls at the Party website, which has entertainer Amy Poehler as part of its creative team. They offered a summer camp in Austin for girls, and it apparently went well. I noticed that they have decided to expand the camp so more girls can participate. They plan to make it available online in July. There isn’t a lot of information yet, but the description does mention that the materials are being created to appeal to a broad range of ages (from 5 to over 21!). Click here to read the information they have so far!
In one of my recent posts, #Bring Back Our Girls, I referred to a site called, “Smart Girls at the Party.” This site is part of a movement whose “aim is to help young women and the young at heart with the process of cultivating their authentic selves.” One of the members of the team spearheading this cause is Amy Poehler – yes that Amy Poehler.