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The Stereotypical Side of Maths – Are Boys Better at Maths than Girls?

Are boys better at math than girls?People keep saying it and the fact of the matter remains; it’s said that boys are perceived to be better at maths than girls. However, a recent study by Dr. Gijsbert Stoet, a psychologist at Leeds University, has challenged this theory and it seems previous research that merely served as a testament to the fact that boys are better at maths than girls is interestingly now being questioned.

It all relates to stereotyping, something which we often take for granted when it comes to men and women and life choices. Recent studies have shown that the reasons boys are perceived to be better at maths than girls is due to the fact more boys choose to apply their maths knowledge in more relevant job roles when they grow up.

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Why do we still call it a Man’s World?

women in societyIn today’s modern, high-technology, ever-changing world that statistically proves time and time again that women get to the top of the fields they enter – leading consumers in the marketplace, entrepreneurs, and decision-makers in almost all home financial decisions. Despite all of this, the real question remains; why is it still a “man’s world”? Why do the majority of decisions, control, and height of paychecks lay in the hands of men? Or even – since us women are being put in more positions of power and decision making, why do we still allow it to be a man’s world?

First and foremost, this article will start with examples of women in education, in work and in business, and women as consumers. Then, we’ll hopefully conclude on why it is still such a man’s world.

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Are boys really better than girls in mathematics?

Are boys really better than girls in mathematics

“Boys are better than girls in mathematics”: a generally-believed statement. However, there is no scientific evidence to prove it. More boys than girls call mathematics their favorite subject, and statistics show that their grades are higher than girls’. What’s more, boys participate in more extracurricular math activities, such as summer math schools and math competitions. The truth is that more boys than girls claim to like math but, can we assume that this happens because they are “better” at it?

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What If…

Article writer

… it was your name at the end of a heavily discussed article?
What you need is:

1: You need to decide your main subject.
When you decide the content of your article, you are halfway there. The rest is easy.

Today after some thinking I have decided to write about “How to Write an Article”. Let’s create a simple article, step by step so you will get the point!

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What To Do If You Hate Your Job

I hate my job

Drew Carey once said:

Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t you say so? There is a support group for that. Its called EVERYBODY and they meet at the bar.”

For all those who agree with Drew Carey, things like ‘You don’t appreciate your job ’till you lose it’ or ‘Try to imagine your life without your job. Then, you will understand its value’ or ‘Well, every job has its pros and cons’ have no meaning.

But is there any way to make a tedious job a little more enjoyable?

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Christmas and New Year’s Gifts for your Teacher

Christmas and New Year’s Gifts for your Teacher

“A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.” If your dream has just started because of a teacher that believes in you; if you see your teacher a as guide in the journey of life, it’s about time to show them your appreciation. Christmas time is a great opportunity to give your teachers a present to show them your love. Here are some suggestions for inexpensive and creative gifts they’ll remember for years.

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