How does gender play a role in education?
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Do teachers favor certain genders and not give others oppurtunites?
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LOOK: Is This Worksheet Really Sexist?

LOOK: Is This Worksheet Really Sexist? | How does gender play a role in education? | Scoop.it
A little girl’s school assignment has generated impassioned debate online after her father, blogger Steve Bowler, sparked outrage by posting the third-grader’s worksheet, which dealt with gender stereotypes.
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Scientists, Your Gender Bias Is Showing

Scientists, Your Gender Bias Is Showing | How does gender play a role in education? | Scoop.it

Nobody who is familiar with the literature on this will be surprised, but it’s good to accumulate new evidence and also to keep the issue in the public eye: academic scientists are, on average, biased against women.

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Awesome Six-Year-Old Girl Writes to Hasbro About Gender Inequality in Guess ... - Jezebel

Awesome Six-Year-Old Girl Writes to Hasbro About Gender Inequality in Guess ... - Jezebel | How does gender play a role in education? | Scoop.it
Awesome Six-Year-Old Girl Writes to Hasbro About Gender Inequality in Guess ...JezebelAwesome Six-Year-Old Girl Writes to Hasbro About Gender Inequality in Guess Who Good news, everyone: there's a new young lady hero to add to our "under ten years...
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This puts children's capabilities to understand society into perspective.

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Why women need more ‘hot jobs’

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For years, experts have trotted out a series of unsatisfying reasons women aren’t getting paid the same as men. (Why is gender #inclusion lagging?
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We Teach Racism, Sexism and Discrimination in Schools - Huffington Post

We Teach Racism, Sexism and Discrimination in Schools - Huffington Post | How does gender play a role in education? | Scoop.it
We Teach Racism, Sexism and Discrimination in SchoolsHuffington PostDuring my first year as a high school history teacher, teaching predominantly urban and minority students, I came to one profound epiphany: I teach white history to black kids.

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Study shows gender bias in science is real. Here’s why it matters.

Study shows gender bias in science is real. Here’s why it matters. | How does gender play a role in education? | Scoop.it

It’s tough to prove gender bias.

In a real-world setting, typically the most we can do is identify differences in outcome. A man is selected for hire over a woman; fewer women reach tenure track positions; there’s a gender gap in publications. Bias may be suspected in some cases, but the difficulty in using outcomes to prove it is that the differences could be due to many potential factors. We can speculate (...) - By Ilana Yurkiewicz,  Unofficial Prognosis blog (Scientific American Blog Network), September 23, 2012


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Kids show cultural gender bias

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A recent study by University of Alberta researchers Elena Nicoladis and Cassandra Foursha-Stevenson in the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology into whether speaking French influenced how children assigned gender to objects yielded some interesting...

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Teachers, public schools, & gay rights « TheDEN [Denison University]

Teachers, public schools, & gay rights « TheDEN [Denison University] | How does gender play a role in education? | Scoop.it
Professor Karen Graves recently talked about discrimination in public schools to the History of Education Society.
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Why do so few men take gender studies courses?

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Zoe Strimpel: There are no men in my gender studies MPhil class – although the lecturer is male. When so many men are engaged in gender debates, this imbalance seems bizarre (News: GUARDIAN: Why do so few men take gender studies courses?
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Do We Really Need More Teachers Who Have Kids Draw on Slow ...

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Reason 24/7 News flagged this story a few days ago and I think it deserves a second post at the site. It's about a teacher who instructed some students.
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