Re 2: Gender equity in math

From: Christina Perez (christina_perez@TERC.EDU)
Date: Fri Aug 06 1999 - 11:04:32 EDT

Here are a few resources related to gender equity and math. This is just a
beginning list - the internet and the bibliographies from some of the
listings can point you toward other resources.

Christina Perez
Weaving Gender Equity Into Math Reform, TERC

"Gender Gaps: Where Schools Still Fail Our Children" by AAUW
"Girls in the Middle: Working to Succeed in School" by AAUW
"Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America" by AAUW
"Failing at Fairness" by Sadker and Sadker
"The Path to Math: Gender and Racial-Ethnic Differences in Mathematics
Participation from Middle to High School" by
     Sophia Catsambis in Sociology of Education, Vol. 67, pp. 199-215
""Cooperative Learning and the Achievement of Female Students" by Dillow,
et al in Middle School Journal, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 48-51
"Mathematics and Gender" by Elizabeth Fennema and Gilah Leder, Editors
"Education and Gender Equality" by Julia Wrigley, ed.
 "Teachers' Attribution and Beliefs about Girls, Boys and Mathematics" by
Fennema, et al in Educational Studies in
     Mathematics, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 55-69
"Teaching Mathematics Effectively and Equitably to Females" by Katherine
Hanson (WEEA publishing center -
"Multicultural and Gender Equity in the Mathematics Classroom" by
Trentacosta, Eds. (published by NCTM -

"Generating Expectations for Student Achievement Teacher Handbook" by
GrayMill Publishing (
"Why Me? Why My Classroom? The Need for Equity in Coed Math and Science
Classes" by Patricia Campbell (available
     from the U.S. Dept. of Education -
"Encouraging Girls in Math and Science" by Patricia Campbell (DOE)
"Lifting the Barriers: 600 Strategies that Really Work to Increase Girls'
Participation in Math..." by Jo Sanders
"Connecting with the Learner: An Equity Toolkit" by the Midwest Consortium
for Mathematics and Science Education

"AAAS Environmental Checklist" -
Campbell-Kibler resources -
"Classroom Interactions" -
ERIC Resource Center -
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse Teacher Change-
Equity in Education On-line -
"Integrating Gender Equity and Reform" -
Regional Alliance for Science and MAthematics Education -
"Profile of an Equitable Math and Science Classroom" -

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