To Improve Girls’ Science Scores, Show Them Women Scientists is a report on a new study showing that girls did better on science tests if they saw images of women scientists.

This might go along with some of the other ideas I’ve written about in My Best Posts On How To Prepare For Standardized Tests (And Why They’re Bad).

Having images of academically successful African-Americans, Latinos, Hmong and Pacific Islanders on my classroom walls might, or might not, have a similar effect. If not, they certainly can’t hurt.