Equity in the Classroom: Towards Effective Pedagogy for Girls and Boys

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Concerned with pedagogy and the learning achievement of both girls and boys, this book examines international trends in subject performance throughout schooling and looks critically at a range of interventions in different
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750705400
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/1/1996
  • Pages: 294
  • Product dimensions: 0.62 (w) x 0.92 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Defining Pedagogy 9
2 A Girls' Pedagogy 'In Relationship' 23
3 Citizenship, Difference and Marginality in Schools: Spatial and Embodied Aspects of Gender Construction 34
4 The Pedagogy of Difference: An African Perspective 46
5 Gender Identity and Cognitive Style 59
6 Scholarship, Gender and Mathematics 73
7 Girls and Information Technology 81
8 Research on English and the Teaching of Girls 97
9 Girls' Achievement in Science and Technology - Implications for Pedagogy 111
10 Is There a Space for the Achieving Girl 124
11 A Socially Just Pedagogy for the Teaching of Mathematics 136
12 Redefining Achievement 149
13 Single-sex Settings: Pedagogies for Girls and Boys in Danish Schools 173
14 Intervention Programs in Science and Engineering Education: From Secondary Schools to Universities 192
15 How Do We Get Educators to Teach Gender Equity? 214
16 Gender, Teachers and Changing Practices: Voices from Schools 228
17 The Emotional Dimensions of Feminist Pedagogy in Schools 242
18 Review and Conclusions: A Pedagogy or a Range of Pedagogic Strategies? 260
UNESCO/Institute of Education Colloquium 10-12 January 1995 'Is There a Pedagogy for Girls?' 272
Notes on Contributors 274
Index 279
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