February 26, 2016

A focus on girls’ math identity for brighter futures

Written by Katje Vanden Heuvel, @KatjeVandenHeuv, FHI 360

“The two pillars of a positive math identity are one’s belief that one can do math and one’s belief that one belongs.”  In this video, Merle Froschl, Director of Educational Equity at FHI 360, discusses roadblocks to the development of a positive math identity for girls and key steps to changing the way math is taught.