Debunking Gender Misconceptions

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/18/11 Debunking Gender Misconceptions Robin Cooke AED/204 January 16, 2011
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2/18/11 Introduction “Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On it’s foundation rests the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.” Kofi Annan
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2/18/11 Gender Roles Male versus Female Influences from the environment Biological
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2/18/11 Misconceptions Boys a strength and power oriented Are better in math and science Are more interested in auto and wood shop Girls are more nurturing and emotional Are more interested in domestic arts Are not as competitive in sports and academics
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2/18/11 The impact of Misconceptions Favoritism Discrimination Opportunity inequalities Self efficacy
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2/18/11 Boys Misconception #1 Boys are better in math and science
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2/18/11 Facts The differences in intelligence Puberty before and after
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2/18/11 Boys Misconception #2 Boys are more interested in auto and wood shop.
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2/18/11 Facts Father to son Mother to daughter
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2/18/11 Girls Misconception #1 Girls are more interested in domestic arts than boys
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2/18/11 Facts There has been an increase of women in science and professional careers
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2/18/11 Girls Misconception #2 Girls are not as competitive in sports and academics
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2/18/11 Facts Girls do better than boys in the early grades
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course AED 204 taught by Professor Tennial during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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