Update #1 – Women and Mathematics: The Effect of Teaching Practices on Girls’ Mathematical Confidence

I have now reached a few weeks into my research and thought it time for my first project update. I’ve been reading and analyzing articles across a variety of pedagogical topics – ranging from classroom assessments to teacher math anxiety to math summer camps – and have found so many interesting results relating to the […]

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice… (Update 4)

Of all Cartoon Network’s programs, none engage quite as much with issues involving gender and femininity as The Powerpuff Girls. Indeed, creator Craig McCraken Craig McCracken acknowledged this when he gave an interview on the origins of the show and explained that: There’s this new feminism that’s coming up, that’s embracing things that are typically […]