News tagged with girls

'Valley Girl' dialect expanding to males

The American English speech variant known as uptalk, or "Valley Girl speak" โ€“ marked by a rise in pitch at the ends of sentences โ€“ is typically associated with young southern Californian females. New research shows uptalk ...

dateDec 04, 2013 in Social Sciences
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British children's on-screen reading overtakes books

For the first time, British children are reading more on computers and other electronic devices than they are reading books, magazines, newspapers and comics, according to a study of nearly 35,000 youngsters ...

dateMay 16, 2013 in Other
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New push to get girls into computer sciences

Google has given The Associated Press an early look at how it's trying to change the gender disparity in its own workforce, and in the pipeline of potential workers, by launching a campaign Thursday called "Made with Code."

dateJun 19, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Gender identity and single-sex schools

Newspaper headlines worldwide tout the benefits of single-sex schools: Girls 75% more likely to take math if they go to a single-sex private school, Will boys learn better if girls aren't allowed? Single-sex education is ...

dateDec 11, 2013 in Social Sciences
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