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Gidget, a New App, Is Getting Girls and Minorities Into STEM

An assistant professor from NJIT talks about his creation.



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Michael J. Lee, an assistant professor at NJIT, created an app meant to help young girls and minorities get excited about and involved in STEM. He and Joanna Gagis discuss Gidget, an app that fights preconceived notions about the people in STEM careers with coding and debugging. Players help solve animals' problems with key STEM concepts in a game with a gender neutral design. Learn more below.

 

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