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Re: equity & diversity
Posted:
Jun 6, 1995 10:08 AM


>Judy > >> Another is a program out of EQUALS at the Lawrence >>Hall of Science in Berkeley (zip: 94720) whose name I again >>characterisically forget  this is both math and science. > >I believe the book is "Problems for Girls and Other Problem Solvers". At my >school, the girls aren't the problem. In our upper level classes, usually >twothirds to threefourths of the students are girls, and they make up the >bulk of the top students. > Not a book, but a program for middle school girls which can be replicated anywhere  the girls are brought into a central setting (usually a university) with teachers and parents; lots of handson activities, panels about what it's like to be a woman scientist. And why not adapt it for minority kids? It seems pretty adaptable. >
==================================== Judy Roitman, Mathematics Department Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66049 roitman@math.ukans.edu =====================================



