ERIC Number: ED435568
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Equity in the Classroom: Towards Effective Pedagogy for Girls and Boys.
Murphy, Patricia F., Ed.; Gipps, Caroline V., Ed.
This collection of essays examines international trends in subject performance throughout schooling in the areas of science, mathematics, technology, French, English, and information technology. It also looks critically at a range of interventions in different contexts and countries addressing a range of purposes all aimed at enhancing equity in schools and higher education institutions. Essays are: (1) "Defining Pedagogy" (Patricia Murphy); (2) "A Girls' Pedagogy In Relationship'" (Jane Roland Martin); (3) "Citizenship, Difference and Marginality in Schools: Spatial and Embodied Aspects of Gender Construction" (Tuula Gordon); (4) "The Pedagogy of Difference: An African Perspective" (Sheila Parvyn Wamahiu); (5) "Gender Identity and Cognitive Style" (John Head); (6) "Scholarship, Gender, and Mathematics" (Elizabeth Fennema); (7) "Girls and Information Technology" (Karen Littleton); (8) "Research on English and the Teaching of Girls" (Janet White); (9) "Girls' Achievement in Science and Technology--Implications for Pedagogy" (Jan Harding); (10) "Is There a Space for the Achieving Girl" (Michele Cohen); (11) "A Socially Just Pedagogy for the Teaching of Mathematics" (Leone Burton); (12) "Redefining Achievement" (Gaell M. Hildebrand); (13) "Single-Sex Settings: Pedagogies for Girls and Boys in Danish Schools" (Anne-Mette Kruse); (14) "Intervention Programs in Science and Engineering Education: From Secondary Schools to Universities" (Sue Lewis); (15) "How Do We Get Educators To Teach Gender Equity?" (Jo Sanders); (16) "Gender, Teachers and Changing Practices: Voices from Schools" (Liz Wyatt; Jo Whitehead; Christina Hart); (17) "The Emotional Dimensions of Feminist Pedagogy in Schools" (Jane Kenway; Jill Blackmore; Sue Willis; Leonie Rennie); and "Review and Conclusions: A Pedagogy or a Range of Pedagogic Strategies?" (Caroline Gipps). (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Professional Education, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Teaching Methods
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).