Mathematics Self-Concept in New Zealand Elementary School Students: Evaluating Age-Related Decline

@article{Watson2019MathematicsSI,
  title={Mathematics Self-Concept in New Zealand Elementary School Students: Evaluating Age-Related Decline},
  author={Penelope Watson and Christine Rubie-Davies and Kane Meissel},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
  year={2019},
  volume={10}
}
The underrepresentation of females in mathematics-related fields may be explained by gender differences in mathematics self-concept (rather than ability) favoring males. Mathematics self-concept typically declines with student age, differs with student ethnicity, and is sensitive to teacher influence in early schooling. We investigated whether change in mathematics self-concept occurred within the context of a longitudinal intervention to raise and sustain teacher expectations of student… 
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