Building Success Not Stereotypes

Molly Egondu Uzoh, founder Silicon Valley Future Stars

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    Molly Egondu Uzoh, founder Silicon Valley Future Stars (Published Friday, Aug 21, 2009)

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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.

    Building Success Not Stereotypes

    [BAY] Building Success Not Stereotypes
    Molly Egondu Uzoh, founder Silicon Valley Future Stars (Published Friday, Aug 21, 2009)

    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