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Strategies for Teaching Boys and Girls -- Secondary Level: A Workbook for Educators

Strategies for Teaching Boys and Girls -- Secondary Level: A Workbook for Educators

Michael Gurian, Kathy Stevens, Kelley King

ISBN: 978-0-787-99731-1

Mar 2008

192 pages

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$29.95

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In his best-selling classic Boys and Girls Learn Differently, Michael Gurian explained the origin and nature of gender differences in the classroom. His important book explored the behavior teachers observed and the challenges they faced with both boys and girls in their classrooms. Taking the next step, Strategies for Teaching Boys and Girls?Secondary level: A Workbook for Educators offers teachers a hands-on resource that draws on the Gurian Institute's research and training with secondary schools and school districts. The workbook presents practical strategies, lessons, and activities that have been field-tested in real classrooms and developed to harness boys' and girls' unique strengths.

The workbook is designed to help teachers build a solid foundation of learning and study habits that their students can use in the classroom and at home. It covers the key curricular areas and offers proven techniques to make learning, no matter what the subject, more engaging for all students.

The workbook is an essential resource for all teachers who want to improve their practice and get the most from all students?whatever their gender.

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About This Book.

The Authors.

About the Gurian Institute.

Acknowledgments.

1 What Could They Be Thinking? The Science of Boy-Girl Learning Differences.

2 Maximizing the Brain-Body Connection: Moving Through the Curriculum.

3 Creating a New Playbook: Using More Visual-Spatial Strategies in Your Classroom.

4 Building Learning Teams of Boys and Girls: Promoting Positive Social Development.

5 Letting Them Lead: The Power of Choice on the Developing Adolescent Brain.

6 When Am I Ever Going to Use This Again? Finding Ways to Make Learning Real.

7 Reading Between the Lines: Figuring Out What Adolescents Will Read.

8 Modeling the Adult World: The Crucial Role of the Mentor.

9 After the Final Bell Rings: The Lives of Teenagers Outside School.

Epilogue.

Sources.

Index.