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ERIC Number: EJ507600
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0040-5841
Reforming Science Education to Include Girls.
Shakeshaft, Charol
Theory into Practice, v34 n1 p74-79 Win 1995
Summarizes certain gender expectations that exclude girls from science participation and lower female achievement, noting ways that schools can counter such barriers. The article discusses traditional forms of science, stereotypes of scientists and girls, male dominance in the classroom, teacher-student interaction, teacher attitudes toward science, and equal treatment. (SM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Theme issue title: "Reforming Science Education."