Math Forum: Bibliography - Girls' attitudes toward math

Fri Jan 31 11:45:24 PST 2003

John Barbato asked about girls and math ability.

IIRC, girls outshine boys in most subjects in elementary school, because 
they develop faster and because elementary teachers value docility. 
However, in secondary school, for whatever reason, their aptitude 
declines.  This is an example of what Google showed me: