Maths + confidence = higher scores for boys
Teenage boys outperform Australian girls in mathematics by the equivalent of about one-third of a school year, according to the latest PISA survey, as Sue Thomson and Lisa De Bortoli explain.
Thomson, Sue; De Bortoli, Lisa. (2014) 'Maths + confidence = higher scores for boys', Research Developments, ACER. http://rd.acer.edu.au/article/maths-confidence-higher-scores-for-boys