Building Success Not Stereotypes

Molly Egondu Uzoh, founder Silicon Valley Future Stars

Monday, Aug 24, 2009  |  Updated 11:57 AM PDT
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Molly Egondu Uzoh, founder Silicon Valley Future Stars

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Molly (http://www.rightvarsity.com/molly.php) is the CEO of Learning Right Technologies (http://www.learningright.com) and the founder of Silicon Valley Future Stars, an afterschool educational enrichment program, targeting underserved and disadvantaged lower income students at risk of dropping out of school.

In this editorial, Molly points out the academic and cultural stereotypes that continue to widen the achievement gap, and solutions for creating an effective learning environment that nutures the rich and diverse population of California students.

Silcon Valley Future Stars:
http://www.svap.org

The Architecture of Inequality, "Sex and Gender: Racial Stereotypes and Education Performance"
Claude Steele, Stanford Psychologist
http://www.pineforge.com/newman6study/resources/stereotypes.htm

American Psychologist,52,613-629, "Stereotype threat widens achievement gap"- how stereotypes shape the intellectual identities and performance of women and African-Americans.
Claude Steele, (1997) Stanford Psychologist
http://www.psychologymatters.org/stereotypethreat.html

School-Wide Implementation Of The Elements Of Effective Classroom Instruction: Lessons From A High-Performing High-Poverty Urban School
http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/assetserver/controller/item/etd-Dyson-20080717

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