Research shows no cognitive biological differences between the genders in math, so the idea of a male “math brain” is not true.
Teachers and parents often underestimate girls’ math abilities. These lower expectations and biases are estimated to contribute the gender achievement gap in math.
Promote public awareness to parents about how they can encourage daughters as much as sons in math and science – supporting learning opportunities and positive messages.
AAUW advocates increased support for and protection of programs that meet the needs of girls and women in elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education, including strong promotion of science, technology, engineering,…
When it comes to 'innate' abilities, there's no evidence whatsoever to support the notion that boys are better at math and science. Yet these limiting stereotypes persist.