About This Book v
The Authors vii
About the Gurian Institute ix
1 The Science of Boy-Girl Learning Differences 1
2 Keep ’Em Moving: Incorporating Movement Across the Curriculum 15
3 Make It Visual: Tools to Support Your Spatial Learners 35
4 Empower the Learner: Giving Students Choice and Control 67
5 Get Them Learning Together: Increasing Opportunities for Social Interaction 85
6 Making It Matter: Finding Ways to Make Learning Real 99
7 Art Smart: Blending Art and Music into the Core Curriculum 119
8 Connecting with Your Students: Promoting Learning Through Teacher-Child Relationships 139
9 Building Character: The Foundation for Learning and Life 151
10 The Home Stretch: Getting Parents and Teachers on the Same Page 165
- Uses the proliferation of research on the brain, learning, and gender differences to craft a practical text for strategies of curriculum and instruction.
- Demonstratees the successful implementation of approaches that make use of these findings to support students in personalized learning
- Includes new and essential information impacting everything from test scores and grades to behavioral issues.