ERIC Number: EJ507600
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Reforming Science Education to Include Girls.
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)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Classroom Environment, Educational Change, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Sex Bias, Sex Fairness, Sex Stereotypes, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Expectations of Students, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Reforming Science Education."