Explaining gendered math enrollments for NSW Australian secondary school students.

@article{Watt2005ExplainingGM,
  title={Explaining gendered math enrollments for NSW Australian secondary school students.},
  author={Helen M G Watt},
  journal={New directions for child and adolescent development},
  year={2005},
  volume={110},
  pages={15-29}
}
  • Helen M G Watt
  • Published 2005 in
    New directions for child and adolescent…
study examined why female adolescents choose to opt out of the math pipeline during high school more often than males, which has implications for their long-term careers. Many researchers have argued that females who discontinue their mathematical education in high school or soon after prematurely restrict their educational and career options Math has been identified as the critical filter that limits access to many high-status, high-income careers (Sells, 1980) through acting as a gateway to… CONTINUE READING

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