ERIC Number: ED429825
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
The Sisters in Science Program: Teachers Reflective Dialogue on Confronting the Gender Gap.
Hammrich, Penny L.; Richardson, Greer M.; Livingston, Beverly
The research presented in this paper is part of a larger study that focused on increasing elementary school girls' attitudes toward and achievement in science and mathematics. Teachers from inner-city Philadelphia (n=21) participated in the Sisters in Science Program during the 1997-98 school year. This report presents teachers' reflections and dialogue concerning the conceptions they held of teaching science and mathematics as they confronted the issue of equitable practice while participating in Sisters in Science. Contains 59 references. (WRM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (Boston, MA, March 28-31, 1999).