Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys

Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys

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Based on an extensive worldwide study, this book reveals what gets boys excited about learning Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys challenges the widely-held cultural impression that boys are stubbornly resistant to schooling while providing concrete examples of pedagogy and instructional style that have been proven effective in a variety of school settings. This book offers more than 100 detailed examples of lessons that succeed with male students, grouped thematically. Such themes include: Gaming, Motor Activities, Open Inquiry, Competition, Interactive Technology, and Performance/Role Play. Woven throughout the book is moving testimony from boys that both validates the success of the lessons and adds a human dimension to their impact. The author's presents more than 100+ specific activities for all content areas that have proven successful with male students Draws on an in-depth, worldwide study to reveal what lessons and strategies most engage boys in the classroom Has been described as the missing link that our schools need for the better education of boysI got the opportunity to ask my father questions that would have never come up in other every day situations. ... The most memorable momentin myscholasticcareercame in myjunioryear English class. I was learning about Ralph Waldo Emerson and in particular his essay, Self Reliance. ... His message was that the thing that makes you happiest in life is the thing that you are meant to do with your life.

Title:Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys
Author:Michael Reichert, Richard Hawley
Publisher:John Wiley and Sons - 2010-06-18


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