American Culture Seen to Thwart Girls' Math Development
Educators have worried for years that U.S. schools are squandering the mathematical talents of young girls, allowing them to fall victim to stereotypes that they can’t succeed in that subject, and shouldn’t take it seriously.
Now, a study finds that European and Asian countries are doing a better job of identifying and cultivating the skills of girls with superior math ability than the United States is.
Previous research has examined the differences in the performance and academic interests of male and female students in math, based on standardized tests given...
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