Update #3: Women and Mathematics: The Effect of Teaching Practices on Girls’ Mathematical Confidence

As summer has now passed and I’m back at the College I can successfully say my research is complete! Since update #2 I’ve written and edited the remainder of my literature review. The last section I had to complete was informal pedagogy – focusing on how people and activities outside of the classroom affect female […]

Update #2 – Women and Mathematics: The Effect of Teaching Practices on Girls’ Mathematical Confidence

Hello again for my second update! Since the first update, I’ve traveled to Nashville, Tennessee for a math education conference and started to write. So first I’ll talk about attending the conference. It was called the STEM: Think Tank and Conference – Roadmap to Success held at the Harpeth Hall School in Nashville, Tennessee. It […]

Women in STEM: Post #3

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I have finished compiling the data gathered from my 38 interviews, which amounts to the analysis of roughly 24 hours worth of recorded notes. Trends are emerging, and I can now begin to wrap up this project and finish my final paper. One issue I encountered in transcribing my interview recordings was that the nature […]