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Sokal, Laura; Thiem, Cassandra; Crampton, Amanda; Katz, Herb – Canadian Journal of Education, 2009
This study examined the effects of the gender of reading tutors on 173 third and fourth grade mainly inner-city boys identified as struggling readers. Reading achievement ("Alberta Diagnostic Reading Program") and reader self-perceptions ("Readers' Self-Perception Scale") were monitored over a 22-week reading intervention.…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Reading Programs, Reading Achievement, Foreign Countries
Lloyd, Jennifer E. V.; Walsh, John; Yailagh, Manizheh Shehni – Canadian Journal of Education, 2005
In this study, we tested the claim that sex differences in mathematics achievement are related to boys' and girls' differing achievement-related beliefs. We compared the mathematics report card grades, 2001 Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) Numeracy subtest scores, performance attributions, and self-efficacy of 161 British Columbian public school…
Descriptors: Females, Self Esteem, Attribution Theory, Males