Girls as constructors in the early years: promoting equal opportunities in maths, science and technology

In National Curriculum science, mathematics and technology, girls are consistently outperformed by boys. They choose to use construction toys less than boys in their playgroups and reception classes and are already reluctant to take risks with construction toys and activities by the time they are first assessed in school.

This handbook sets out ways of involving girls in constructional activities and analyzes the management issues that determine their achievement.

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Subject(s)Cross curricular
Author(s)Carol Ross, Naima Browne
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