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Boys and girls learn differently! : a guide for teachers and parents

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Jossey-Bass, Volume Rev. 10th anniversary, 2nd, San Francisco, p.380 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LC212.92 .G87 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8792216

Keywords:

Educational change--United States--Case studies, Sex differences in education--United States--Case studies

Abstract:

Contents: How the brain learns: inherent differences between boys and girls -- How brain-based differences affect boys and girls -- The ultimate preschool and kindergarten classroom -- The ultimate elementary school classroom -- The ultimate middle school classroom -- The ultimate high school classroom.; Summary: "A thoroughly revised edition of the classic resource for understanding gender differences in the classroom. In this profoundly significant book, author Michael Gurian has revised and updated his groundbreaking book that clearly demonstrated how the distinction in hard-wiring and socialized gender differences affects how boys and girls learn. Gurian presents a proven method to educate our children based on brain science, neurological development, and chemical and hormonal disparities. The innovations presented in this book were applied in the classroom and proven successful, with dramatic improvements in test scores, during a two-year study that Gurian and his colleagues conducted in six Missouri school districts. Explores the inherent differences between the developmental neuroscience of boys and girls. Reveals how the brain learns. Explains when same sex classrooms are appropriate, and when they're not. This edition includes new information on a wealth of topics including how to design the ultimate classroom for kids in elementary, secondary, middle, and high school"--Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng