Teaching the Female Brain

Teaching the Female Brain

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Incorporate brain-based research to empower girls in the classroom! This engaging, practical guide examines how girlsa€™ unique sensory, physical, cognitive, and emotional characteristics affect their performance in the classroom, and shows you how to adapt classroom experiences to assist girlsa€™ learning, particularly in math and science. Readers will find: Research-based techniques and applications for differentiating math and science instruction Ways of dealing with girlsa€™ stress Up-to-date findings on left- vs. right-brain learning, learning styles, and math anxiety Resources, figures, and charts, as well as quizzes in each chapter that introduce the topic and challenge preconceived notions of learning differencesThese students are concerned because calculus, advancedplacement (AP) physics, or AP chemistry appears on their classschedules. ... the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), many girls still doubt their ability to excel in these academic areas. ... Fortunately, researchers have some answers and are working toward many more. ... Their findings, though varied in scope, support the conclusion that girlsa#39;brains differin several key ways from boys a#39; brains andanbsp;...

Title:Teaching the Female Brain
Author:Abigail Norfleet James
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2009-06-30


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