Table 1-9 | |||||

Mathematics and science teachers considering themselves very well prepared for various tasks associated with instruction, by grade level: 2012 | |||||

(Percent) | |||||

Grade level |
Manage classroom discipline |
Encourage students’ interest in mathematics or science |
Encourage participation of females in mathematics or science |
Encourage participation of low-SES students in mathematics or science |
Encourage participation of racial or ethnic minorities in mathematics or science |
---|---|---|---|---|---|

Mathematics teachers | |||||

Elementary | 69 | 48 | 56 | 52 | 50 |

Middle | 61 | 46 | 56 | 53 | 48 |

High | 58 | 39 | 51 | 40 | 39 |

Science teachers | |||||

Elementary | 72 | 25 | 30 | 31 | 30 |

Middle | 60 | 39 | 46 | 36 | 36 |

High | 59 | 53 | 55 | 44 | 44 |

SES = socioeconomic status. SOURCE: Banilower ER, Smith PS, Weiss IR, Malzahn KA, Campbell KM, Weis AM, Science and Engineering Indicators 2014 |