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Stereotypes Threats: Are We Teaching Girls to do Worse in Math?

Steele and Aronson introduced the idea of stereotype threats (ST) as “being at risk of conforming, a self-characteristic, and a negative stereotype about one’s group.” ST exists in many institutions, including schools, based on social constructions of race, ethnicity, and gender. ST in schools may contribute to a gender achievement gap in math (a common stereotype that boys are better at math than girls) that negatively influences female performance and learning.
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Stereotypes Threats: Are We Teaching Girls to do Worse in Math?
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leesa johnsonMath ScienceMay 10, 2016
I think in the world the hardest subject for the people is math. So I think there is not an issue for the girls of worst education in math. Girls are good in biology. All the matter is about the interest. So we have to focus on creating interest in girls towards studying math.