Additional Resources

Parents and teachers can influence Computer Science (CS) learning. Prior experience or knowledge isn’t required to boost a girl’s interest in computer science, and the research supports this idea. Families do not need to be CS experts to be actively engaged in girls’ learning. As cliché as it sounds, even the smallest “you can do it” goes a long way in motivating young women and girls to learn CS.

NCWIT offers free and easy-to-use resources and programs for educators to be more inclusive and for family members to encourage youth to pursue computing education and careers, such as: