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NCTM 2016 Regional Conference & Exposition: Phoenix, Arizona

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

59- Mathematical Positioning Shift: The Gender Factor in the Disposition Equation

Thursday, October 27, 2016: 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
228 (Phoenix Convention Center)


Lead Speaker:
Ruby L. Lynch-Arroyo
A. Leanna Lucero


Historically, stereotypes of mathematicians have been impacted by gender identification—a significant factor impacting students’ mathematical disposition equation. However self-reported survey data from 1400 middle school students reveals a shift in mathematical positioning based in self-perception/affective characteristic categorized by gender.


Presentation Format: Research Burst


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