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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

295- Closing the Gap: Supporting Females in Problem Solving

Thursday, April 16, 2015: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
207 (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Stephanie Vega
Heather Crawford-Ferre


Despite girls’ gains in mathematics performance, gender disparities persist—with girls displaying weakness in problem solving. This session presents research on gender differences on strategy use and strategy preferences in routine and nonroutine word problems. Teaching strategies, activities, and resources for supporting girls are provided.


Presentation Format: 3-5 Session


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