Sexual Stereotyping and Mathematics Learning.

  title={Sexual Stereotyping and Mathematics Learning.},
  author={Elizabeth Fennema and Julia A. Sherman},
  journal={The Arithmetic Teacher},
A Mmlthough many questions are being asked about the teaching of "modern mathematics," two important ones are seldom asked: Is modern mathematics teaching providing equal opportunity for both boys and girls to learn mathematics, and if not, why not? This paper attempts to provide a partial answer to the first question and a viable hypothesis concerning the second. The exploration of sex-related differences in mathematics is not new, since sex has been used as a variable in many studies… 

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