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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:

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Hardcover, 208 pages
Published August 11th 2009 by Corwin Publishers (first published June 30th 2009)
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Thi T.
Oct 30, 2014 Thi T. rated it it was amazing
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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Jul 29, 2015 Kenneth rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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A bit too repetitive for its length. The mix between research and personal accounts is out of balance. I was really hoping for more, but this book could have been about 1/4 it's length and still got the point across.

I am happy though because it's my last grad school book for the summer, and hopefully a good long while.
Aug 15, 2012 Jayne rated it really liked it
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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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