Kate Kellner is a Primary Maths Adviser at Herts for Learning
Is it possible that we still have a gap in attainment between higher achieving boys and girls in primary mathematics? And, what should we do about it?
I am not the first to write on this topic. Many have gone before me, to lament the achievement of girls in mathematics. Studies over time, and across the world, have tried to fathom why there might be an achievement gap based on gender. Interestingly, the gap is not present across the whole world. It appears to be more prevalent in Anglo-Saxon areas including the UK and the USA. Continue reading “Are the boys really better at mathematics?”