ERIC Number: ED313242
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Girls + Math + Science = Choices. A Handbook for Educators.
Arbanas, Rose J.; Lindquist, Gayla R., Ed.
This is a handbook for educators. It is intended to stimulate interest in career choices for young women in mathematics and science related areas. Main topics included are: (1) problems, i.e., the dearth of women in science professions; (2) solutions; (3) survey questions for measuring sex bias; (4) instructions for improving attitudes toward mathematics; (5) worksheets; (6) factors predicting college science major choice; (7) organizations; (8) resource media and material; (9) strategies for the future; and (10) selected bibliography (containing eight references). Some practical advice for teachers is included. (YP)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Guidance, Females, Mathematics Education, Program Guides, Science Careers, Science Materials, Scientific Personnel, Secondary Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Science, Sex Bias, Sex Stereotypes
Calhoun Intermediate School District, 17111 G Drive North, Marshall, MI 49068 ($2.50 plus $1.50 postage. For more than one, additional postage will be charged).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing.
Authoring Institution: Calhoun Intermediate School District, Marshall, MI.
Note: For related documents, see SE 051 051 and SE 051 055.