Three Third-Grade Teachers' Gender-Related Beliefs and Behavior

  title={Three Third-Grade Teachers' Gender-Related Beliefs and Behavior},
  author={Deborah A. Garrahy},
  journal={The Elementary School Journal},
  pages={81 - 94}
The purpose of this study was to investigate the ways in which 3 third-grade teachers diminished or contributed to the gender-differentiated schooling experiences of girls and boys by comparing the teachers' gender beliefs with what actually happened in their classrooms. The teachers, from a midwestern elementary school, were observed and interviewed during the 15-week data collection period. Data were analyzed using the constant-comparison method. Results indicated that the teachers worked… 
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