This report analyzes materials from 22 organizations that are currently advocating for STEM education reform in both formal and informal contexts. Analysis identifies three dominant narratives that STEM organizations are employing to argue for reform, and assesses the impacts of these stories on public thinking about STEM learning.
Cognitive Media Analysis of Disparities in the Education System
The way the media covers educational equity and the "achievement gap" shapes public thinking. How can we reframe?
Missing Matter: Holes in the Media Narrative about Informal and Formal STEM Learning
This report analyzes how media coverage frames STEM learning, informal STEM learning, and related issues.
The Resilience Scale: Using Metaphor to Communicate a Developmental Perspective on Resilience
How can we talk about resilience in a way that disrupts people's assumption that it's all about inner strength and just a matter of "bouncing back?"