Sunday, January 1, 2017

Gendered perceptions about math performance

Teachers' perceptions about boys' and girls' math skills may affect girls' confidence in math, according to a study. Researchers found that teachers as early as kindergarten perceive boys as having higher math abilities than girls.
Cimpian, J. et al. (2016). Have gender gaps in math closed? AERA Open, 2(4).

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