DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2013.06.001
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Martina Endepohls-Ulpe

Abstract: Studies in the field of mathematics have shown that teachers have stereotyped attitudes towards girls' mathematical abilities, which have detrimental effects on girls' self-concepts and their achievement in this subject. Little is known so far about corresponding processes for boys' reading competencies. The presented study analyzes the assessment of gender differences in children's reading abilities and reading motivation by German primary school teachers. One hundred and seventy-two teachers filled in a ques…

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