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Martin Burrett

BBC Languages - Christmas - 3 views

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    See how Christmas is celebrated across Europe on this BBC languages webpage.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Winter+%26+Christmas
Jeff Johnson

Girls are as smart as boys, but tests are getting dumber | Education IT - 0 views

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    New research published in the journal Science confirms what all of us teachers have known for a long time: girls are just as smart as boys. I hope none of our tax dollars went into that one.

    A quick quote from the article before I get into the more interesting findings from the researchers:

    Overall, the researchers found "no gender difference" in scores among children in grades two through 11. Among students with the highest test scores, the team did find that white boys outnumbered white girls by about two to one. Among Asians, however, that result was nearly reversed. Hyde says that suggests that cultural and social factors, not gender alone, influence how well students perform on tests.
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