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Teaching the female brain : how girls learn math and science / Abigail Norfleet James.

Teaching the female brain : how girls learn math and science / Abigail Norfleet James.
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Record Number 15011
ISBN 9781412967105 (pbk.)
Location 371.822 JAM
Author James, Abigail Norfleet
Title Teaching the female brain : how girls learn math and science / Abigail Norfleet James. [BOOK]
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, 2009.
Collation xiii, 188 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note Foreword / Monica M. Gillespie -- 1. The Influence of Cognitive Gender Differences -- 2. Differences in Learning Approaches -- 3. Dealing with Stress -- 4. Teaching Math to the Female Brain -- 5. Teaching Science to the Female Brain -- 6. Teaching Math and Science to Girls in a Coed School -- 7. Gendered Instruction -- 8. Resources and Other Help.
Summary Note "This engaging, practical guide 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 ... Inside, readers will find [1] specific instructional techniques and practical applications for differentiating instruction in math and science; [2] ways of dealing with girls' stress; [3] up-to-date findings on styles of learning and math anxiety; [4] resources, figures, and charts, as well as quizzes in each chapter that introduce the topic and challenge preconceived notions of learning differences." - Back cover.
Topical Term Mathematics -- Study and teaching
Science -- Study and teaching
Girls -- Education
Girls -- Psychology
Sex differences in education
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