Improving female students' physics learning in high school

Ning Ding, Yarong Xu

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The gendered achievement in physics always bothers high school teachers, especially when problem-solving learning is involved. The lag in female students’ learning achievement in physics is reflected by the low enrolment of females in physics-related subjects at grade 12. For years, the most common method adopted by teachers was to instruct female students using repetitious exercises.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationScience education in international contexts
EditorsM.M.H. Cheng , W.W.M. So
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • learning process
  • female adolescents
  • physics


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