Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Blog

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Experiential Learning

Parents

Thinking outside the walls: STEM in the outdoors

The great outdoors is one of the most diverse and engaging skill-building settings—for both youth and adults! And it’s especially great for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). Girls can be amateur entymologists as they search out bug habitats, use the scientific method as they try an outdoor experiment, and even apply the  ...

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Girls, Volunteers

Girl Scouts Go Tech!

We live in a world where technology is a driving force for innovation. New uses of technology, new gadgets, and inventions are changing the way we interact with each other, our environment, and even our world. It’s an amazing time to be alive! Here at Girl Scouts, we want to inspire the next generation of awesome women to become tech  ...

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Volunteers

Busy hands mean busy minds!

Girl Scouts is a major fan of experiential learning, also known as learning by doing. We believe it’s the best way for girls (and adults!) to try new things and build skills. But what does it mean, exactly? What is learning by doing? According to the American Psychological Association, learning by doing means “learning from  ...

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Volunteers

Six Tips for Finding Community Partners

We’ve all been there. There’s a badge or an activity that the girls are super excited to try and we know that the skills required for that badge are so outside of our comfort zone that just thinking about it makes us anxious. Maybe your Cadettes want to earn the Digital Movie Maker badge and you’ve yet to master programming  ...

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