Teaching the Female Brain: How Girls Learn Math and Science

Teaching the Female Brain: How Girls Learn Math and Science

ISBN: 9781412967105
Publisher: Corwin
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2009-07-01
Number of pages: 208
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Incorporate brain-based research to empower girls in the classroom!

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. Readers will find:

Research-based techniques and applications for differentiating math and science instruction  Ways of dealing with girls’ stress Up-to-date findings on left- vs. right-brain learning, learning styles, and math anxiety Resources, figures, and charts, as well as quizzes in each chapter that introduce the topic and challenge preconceived notions of learning differences

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