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Title: Gender Differences in Learning and Achievement in Mathematics, Science and Technology and Strategies for Equity: A Literature Review PDF
Url: http://www.iwitts.org/proven-practices/retention-sub-topics/literature...
Creator: Valentine, Elizabeth
Publisher: National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Description: This literature review covers studies of gender differences in learning math, science, and technology. The possibility that female students think and learn differently as well as interact with equipment differently from boys is "a major key to beginning to understand how best to educate girls in math, science, and technological areas." Suggestions for strategies to rethink gender biases in the classroom and profession organizations are presented.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Women -- Special topics, A-Z -- Education of women
Science -- Mathematics -- Instruments and machines -- Calculating machines -- Electronic computers. Computer science -- Other topics, A-Z -- Computers and women
Science -- Mathematics -- Women in mathematics. Women mathematicians
Science -- Science (General) -- Women in science. Women scientists
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Women in technology
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Mathematics
Date Issued: 1998-11
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Literature Reviews
Reading Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Curriculum Supervisors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Contact the National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science for copyright information
Access Rights: Free access
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
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Resource URL Clicks: 3
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