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The Place of Soft Skills in Informal Science Learning

By Lesley Markham From Dimensions November/December 2018 Why is it important for science center and museum professionals to cultivate soft skills? What is their relevance to our work and to the wider informal science learning field? For more than a century, researchers have recognized that soft skills—critical thinking, communication, and creativity—are as valuable as technical... Read More

Announcing a Collaborative Project Management Opportunity

Applications close Monday, December 10, 2018, at 11:45 p.m. ET Click here to preview the application questions. Click here to apply.    Leading complex, diverse, multi-organizational teams working to broaden participation in STEM is a challenging mission with potentially life-changing outcomes. Having a plan doesn’t mean a project will be successful. Individuals and organizations are... Read More