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Teaching the Female Brain: How Girls Learn Math and Science

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Incorporate brain-based research to empower girls in the classroom!

This engaging, practical guide examines how girls' unique sensory, physical, cognitive, and emotional characteristics affect their performance in the classroom, and shows you how to adapt classroom experiences to assist girls' learning, particularly in math and science. Readers will find: Research-based tec
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Hardcover, 208 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Corwin Publishers (first published June 30th 2009)
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Thi T.
Best book I have read so far on teaching science and math, and I am happy to just use the word STEM. She does a really great job addressing all nuances of girls learning, rather than lumping science and math together in explaining learning differences. I relate a lot to test anxiety, possible ADHD, and low self-esteem when it comes to math and science, and like her, I was also highly inspired by a middle school science teacher for the science that I teach today, and I was inspired simply for her ...more
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Jayne
Great reference for teachers. It was helpful as a parent to read the research and realize: "That's exactly what my daughter does!" Females stress and if we get a wrong answer we give up b/c we think we know nothing. This book had some good ideas on overcoming test anxiety, teaching spatial skills to verbally minded girls, and more.
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