Saturday, June 16, 2012
STEM and Girls, again
Excellemt article with data from Ed Week. Looks at national and international data. http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2012/06/evidence_persists_of_stem_achi.html?cmp=ENL-CM-NEWS2 Again, it says that there is an achievement gap that is gender based and that gender must be considered to make achievements. They stress the socialization factors. We need though to be willing to actually teach differently or. Ore broadly to encompass the needs of boys and girls, to address the data. And, we need to look at the data for gaps with language arts and boys.