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Dressing the Part for Better STEM Education Outcomes

Posted On June 7, 2018 at 12:25 am by / No Comments

In our goal to support STEM education efforts, we came across an interesting study on the effects of dressing students in lab coats. Specifically, improvements were noted in

  • The students’ confidence in their ability to do science in class and
  • Their self-belief as to whether they could be scientists or aspire to science careers.

Certainly, I think this makes some sense. Such a step would not be a substitute for quality education and teachers.

https://theconversation.com/lab-coats-help-students-see-themselves-as-future-scientists-96333