Researchers found that students are being judged by their race and gender, not how well they do math.
Research tracking teachers, classes and their grades over many years shows gender bias has long-term impacts on students’ performance and their post-school study choices.
Instilling a positive sense of ethnic and racial identity and belonging can help children learn.
Teachers have to fight against their own subjectivity when giving grades.
New research has raised concerns that teachers are biased against certain pupils based on their gender, ethnic group or family income.
When making judgements about their pupils, teachers need to be aware of their own subtle biases.