Tag: gender gap

Episode 5 – Math Anxiety and Timed Tests

http://theothermath.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-Episode05-Math-Anxiety.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | MoreIt is hard to imagine that in this day and age – with all the new brain research, neuroscience, sophisticated studies at hand – that we still have to convince people that math anxiety […]

Episode 4 – Math is for Girls!

http://theothermath.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-Episode04-Math-for-Girls.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | MoreToday women earn 45% of the undergraduate degrees in mathematics (NSF, 2008a), but women make up only 17% of university faculty in mathematics (NSF, 2008b). What causes this decline? In this episode we talk […]

Episode 3 – Number Talks

http://theothermath.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Number-Talks-FINAL.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | MoreIn this post, we will venture into the world of number talks. We aren’t necessarily focusing on just one article or resource today but we are pulling from several places. We are going to […]

Gender Differences in Math

I just read this short article from NCTM about gender differences in math. It is thought provoking. Please take a moment to read the article. Then find a fellow math teacher and spend a looooong coffee break discussing things that can be done in the classroom to make this better. Here is the article… http://www.nctm.org/Publications/Teaching-Children-Mathematics/Blog/Current-Research-on-Gender-Differences-in-Math/