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Teaching for the Future: Steering girls to science

By Laura Devaney
October 15th, 2012

The pizza has been cleared away and the sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade girls in Mawiayah Fields’ classroom at South Shore School are ready to learn how to write computer code, USA Today reports. But first, a dozen or so volunteers, who have taken time off work to help on this September afternoon, introduce themselves with stories of how they found their professional calling. “I come from a dysfunctional family, so I like to fix things,” Vazjier Rosario, 27, a Microsoft engineer and mother of three, told them…

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Laura Devaney

Laura Ascione Devaney is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura