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

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

By: Thomasenia Lott Adams, Taylar Wenzel, Kristopher J. Childs, Samantha Neff

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.

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Address Gender Bias in Elementary Education

Close the gender gap in mathematics across K–5 classrooms. In Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Girls in Grades K–5, a team of acclaimed experts presents their research and recommendations for teaching math to girls in four succinct, results-focused chapters. Included are a variety of tools, tips, short exercises, and reflection questions, as well as videos demonstrating how real classroom teachers strengthen girls’ experiences as learners of mathematics.

Use this book to better understand gender biases related to mathematics and improve girls’ education:

  • 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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Additional Information

Product Code: BKF816

ISBN: 9781945349782

Published By: Solution Tree

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