Eliciting Students' Beliefs about Who Is Good at Mathematics

  • Eliciting Students' Beliefs about Who Is Good at Mathematics

    Shelby Morge
    A series of activities designed to elicit students' mathematics-related beliefs, particularly those related to gender. As a result of the activities, females in upper-level classes rated themselves as having less confidence than males, and viewing a movie clip was sufficient for some students to modify their descriptions of someone who is good at mathematics.