MathAbil__Relatp--March4-Blackboard

MathAbil__Relatp--March4-Blackboard - 3/4/2010 1 Math...

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Unformatted text preview: 3/4/2010 1 Math Ability Who has better math skills? It Depends In general populations Boys and girls are equally good at understanding mathematical concepts Girls are slightly better at computation until age 15 Boys are slightly better at problem solving beginning at age 15 In special populations College, advanced math classes, gifted kids, etc. More boys then girls among the very gifted math students (2.8:1) Boys have better test scores beginning after elementary school 3/4/2010 2 In special populations College, advanced math classes, gifted kids, etc. More boys than girls among the very gifted math students (2.8:1) Boys have better test scores beginning after elementary school Girls have better grades Better than the SAT predicts 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 Math score U.S. Taiwan Japan Boys Girls 5th Graders, Word Problems (Lummis & Stevenson, 1990) Knowing if they exist Publication bias Hawthorne Effect Social Desirability Stereotype threat Knowing why they exist Pseudoscience 3/4/2010...
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