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ERIC Number: ED350172
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Math, Science, and Your Daughter: What Can Parents Do? Encouraging Girls in Math and Science Series.
Campbell, Patricia B.
This brochure, one in a series of four, is designed to assist parents encourage their daughters efforts related to mathematics and science. Addressing the parents in a personal manner, six sections give parents suggestions on how this can be accomplished. The first section emphasizes to parents the importance of mathematics and science in possible career choices. The second section addresses the importance that parent encouragement has on their daughter's attitudes toward mathematics, science, and related careers. The third section recommends activities that parents can do at home to foster a more positive view of mathematics and science. The fourth section discusses ways that parents can help reduce stereotypes related to women's roles in science and mathematics. The fifth section recommends that parents be more critical of information that stereotypes women's abilities in science and mathematics. The final section recommends actions that parents can take when they think that their daughters are treated with bias toward their abilities in science and mathematics. A list of eight resources is provided. (MDH)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Females, Mathematics Education, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Role Models, School Community Programs, Science Education, Science Interests, Sex Bias, Sex Stereotypes, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Student Participation
WEEA Publishing Center, EDC, 55 Chapel Street, Suite 268, Newton, MA 02160 ($9.50 for set of 25).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Women's Educational Equity Act Program (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Mathematics Interests
Note: For other documents in the series, see SE 053 252-255.