How is STEM children’s programming prioritizing diversity?

“Children soak up subtleties and are learning and taking cues from everything; by age 5, you can see that they understand implicit biases,” says Fashina Aladé, lead author of the study. Credit: Royalty-free from PxHere Children’s television programming not only shapes opinions and preferences, its characters can have positive or negative impacts on childhood aspiration, […]

How is STEM children’s programming prioritizing diversity? — ScienceDaily

Children’s television programming not only shapes opinions and preferences, its characters can have positive or negative impacts on childhood aspiration, says a new study from Michigan State University. The study is the first large-scale analysis of characters featured in science, technology, engineering and math-related educational programming. It was published in the fall 2020 edition of […]