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James, Abigail Norfleet
Teaching the female brain : how girls learn math and science / Abigail Norfleet James
Alternate Title How girls learn math and science
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QA11.2 .J36 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mathematics -- Study and teaching
Science -- Study and teaching
Girls -- Education
Girls -- Psychology
Sex differences in education
Physical Description xiii, 188 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-184) and index
Summary Examines how girls' unique sensory, physical, cognitive, and emotional characteristics affect their performance in the classroom, and shows you how to adapt classroom experiences to assist girls' learning, particularly in math and science. --from publisher description
Contents The influence of cognitive gender differences -- Differences in learning approaches -- Dealing with stress -- Teaching math to the female brain -- Teaching science to the female brain -- Teaching math and science to girls in a coed school -- Gendered instruction -- Resources and other help

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