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Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Girls in Grades K–5

Close the gender gap in mathematics. Acquire tools, tips, short exercises, and reflection questions that will help you understand the math and gender stereotypes impacting girls’ education and eliminate gender bias through effective elementary school math instruction.

Benefits

  • Understand the environmental barriers and gender stereotypes that create gender differences in mathematics performance and prevent many girls from learning mathematics at high levels.
  • Learn how to foster a safe learning environment that encourages girls to take risks when they learn math.
  • Focus on the mathematics gender achievement gap through three lenses: (1) perceptions, (2) possibilities, and (3) priorities.
  • Apply the tasks, questions, and evidence (TQE) process to successfully plan and implement inclusive lessons that engage all students.
  • Watch short videos of girls engaging meaningfully in mathematics learning.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1: Mathematics Gender Achievement Gap
Chapter 2: Perceptions About Girls in Mathematics
Chapter 3: Possibilities for Girls in Mathematics
Chapter 4: Priorities for Teaching Girls Mathematics
Epilogue: Encouragement for Girls in Mathematics

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Introduction

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Epilogue

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BOOKS

  • Dixon, J. K., Brooks, L. A., & Carli, M. R. (2019). Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching the Small Group. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Dixon, J. K., Nolan, E. C., Adams, T. L., Brooks, L. A., & Howse, T. D. (2016). Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Grades K–2. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Dixon, J. K., Nolan, E. C., Adams, T. L., Tobias, J. M., & Barmoha, G. (2016). Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Grades 3–5. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • DuFour, R., DuFour, R., Eaker, R., Many, T. W., & Mattos, M. (2016). Learning by Doing: A Handbook for Professional Learning Communities at Work (3rd ed.). Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Kanold, T. D. (Ed.). (2012). Common Core Mathematics in a PLC at Work, Grades K–2. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Nolan, E. C., Dixon, J. K., Roy, G. J., & Andreasen, J. B. (2016). Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Grades 6–8. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Nolan, E. C., Dixon, J. K., Safi, F., & Haciomeroglu, E. S. (2016). Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching High School. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.

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