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Breaking the barriers : helping female and minority students succeed in mathematics and science

Author: Beatriz C Clewell; Bernice Anderson; Margaret E Thorpe
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1992.
Series: The Jossey-Bass education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The current global marketplace demands more workers who are scientifically literate, yet few are being adequately prepared to meet that demand. Particularly underrepresented are women and minorities, who often lack the social and academic support that stimulate and sustain interest in science, math, and engineering. The authors of this book demonstrate that early intervention, especially during grades 4 through 8,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clewell, Beatriz C.
Breaking the barriers.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1992
(OCoLC)622966387
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Beatriz C Clewell; Bernice Anderson; Margaret E Thorpe
ISBN: 1555424821 9781555424824
OCLC Number: 26054390
Description: xviii, 333 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Promoting Participation in Mathematics and Science. 1. Identifying Barriers to Female and Minority Participation. 2. Breaking the Barriers: The Critical Middle School Years --
pt. 2. Effective Intervention Strategies. 3. Changing Student Attitudes Toward Mathematics and Science. 4. Improving Academic Performance --
pt. 3. Intervention Models. 5. Conceptualizing Programs: A Systems Approach. 6. Determining Program Outcomes --
pt. 4. Guidelines for Successful Implementation. 7. Planning and Developing Programs. 8. Funding, Managing, and Evaluating Programs. 9. Disseminating and Institutionalizing Programs --
Appendix A: Case Studies: Ten Effective Programs --
Appendix B: Resources: List of Programs and Materials --
Appendix C: Research on Inequities in Mathematics and Science.
Series Title: The Jossey-Bass education series.
Responsibility: Beatriz Chu Clewell, Bernice Taylor Anderson, Margaret E. Thorpe.
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The current global marketplace demands more workers who are scientifically literate, yet few are being adequately prepared to meet that demand. Particularly underrepresented are women and minorities, who often lack the social and academic support that stimulate and sustain interest in science, math, and engineering. The authors of this book demonstrate that early intervention, especially during grades 4 through 8, can help overcome some of these obstacles. They show how increased career awareness and exposure to mentors and role models can help students see science and math-related careers as desirable and viable options. And they explain how test preparation, activity-based instruction, cooperative learning, and tutoring can help to improve academic outcomes. The authors also provide critical information on ten successful intervention programs, including MESA, Project SEED, and Operation SMART - and they offer practitioners specific guidance for developing, funding, and implementing similar programs in their own schools.

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