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Gender Disparity In Mathematical Performance Revisited: Can Training In Problem Solving Bring Difference Between Boys And Girls?, M.A. Adeleke Jun 2007

Gender Disparity In Mathematical Performance Revisited: Can Training In Problem Solving Bring Difference Between Boys And Girls?, M.A. Adeleke

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This study examined the problem solving performance of male and female students’ mathematical problem-solving performances using Conceptual Learning Strategy (CLS) and Procedural Learning Strategy PLS). A sample of 124 science students assigned into CLS, PLS and Conventional Method (CM) groups were involved in the study making use of pretest, post test control group design. The sample was drawn from three intact Senior Secondary School Two (SSII) classes from three local government Areas of Osun State in Nigeria and were taught for a period of eight weeks. Findings of the study showed a non significant difference in the performance of boys ...