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Why Engineering, Science Gender Gap Persists: Consider these numbers: In 2008, 41 percent of college freshmen men planned to major in science and engineering, compared to 30 percent of women.... Nowhere is that disparity more pronounced than in engineering, with computer science falling close behind. More than twice as many men than women attend graduate school for computer science fields, and more than four times as many men are enrolled in engineering, according to the report. Stem Education, Foren Science, Las Subvencion, Science Laboratory, En Uygun, Forensic Science, Computers Science, Encouragement Girls, In The
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How People Learn examines these findings and their implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn. The book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth learning. This new knowledge calls into question concepts and practices firmly entrenched in our current education system.