What price exam success?
- Separate and unequal? Leslie, Connie; Kalb, Claudia // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);04/06/98, Vol. 131 Issue 14, p52D
Examines a report regarding single-sex schools in the United States. Why the report contends that separating students by sex is not the answer to inequities in schools; Under what circumstances girls can achieve as well in co-educational classes as they do in single-sex classes; How proponents...
- Blackboard bungle. Ravitch, Diane // Men's Health (10544836);Oct94, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p110
Argues that the official view that girls are treated inequitably in the classroom is false. Cites evidence which suggests girls and women are actually more successful than men in American education; Collegiate success of women; Research on girls' higher career aspirations; Stronger test scores...
- Of math and men. Leonard, Suzanne // Psychology Today;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p16
Analyzes gender variation on self assurance and actual school performance particularly in mathematical problems. Caution against American students with high self-esteem; Need to tackle real academic problems. INSET: Pancake problem..
- Girls' schools outperform boys'. // Women's International Network News;Winter94, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p71
Focuses on the results of the 1993 Cambridge General Certificate of Examination which show that girls' secondary schools outperform boys' schools in Trinidad and Tobago. Girls' better performance as compared to boys in the Common Entrance Examination to the GCE Advanced Level Examination.
- Hard times for Britain's lost boys. Gold, Karen // New Scientist;2/4/95, Vol. 145 Issue 1963, p12
Reports on the differences in academic achievement between male and female students in Great Britain. Higher examination rating and academic performance of girls; Theories forwarded to explain the academic gender gap; Factors contributing to academic underachievement; Case studies involving...
- LOST BOYS. Bagnall, Diana // Bulletin with Newsweek;06/05/2001, Vol. 119 Issue 6277, p24
Focuses on the gender divide in the Australian educational system, with the girls outperforming boys. Claims that the gap is caused by a feminized curriculum; Attitude of boys towards the school system and their tendency to dissociate themselves from the school community; Reasons cited for...
- SINGLE-SEX SCHOOLING. SPARKS, SARAH D. // Education Week;9/28/2011, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p5
The article discusses the impact of segregating students by sex on academic achievement and gender stereotyping, adapted from an article entitled "The Pseudoscience of Single-Sex Schooling," by psychology professor Diane F. Halpern, published in "Science" magazine.
- LEARNING DIFFERENCES: SEX-ROLE STEREOTYPING IN SINGLE-SEX PUBLIC EDUCATION. WILLIAMS, JULIET A. // Harvard Journal of Law & Gender;Summer2010, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p555
The article reveals how a movement for single-sex public education is gaining ground in the U.S. based on the paradigm that there are pedagogical differences in teaching men and women based on their biological sex differences. It explains how the movement had gained opponents who sought recourse...
- Sex differences in the forms of aggression among adolescent students in Ghana. Amedahe, Francis K.; Owusu-Banahene, Nana Opoku // Research in Education;Nov2007, Issue 78, p54
A number of studies have investigated sex differences in the forms of aggression exhibited by adolescent students, particularly in the Western world. No such study has been done among sub-Saharan Africa students. The aim was to examine the sex differences in forms of aggression among adolescent...