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Boys and girls learn differently! : a guide for teachers and parents / Michael Gurian with Kathy Stevens, Patricia Henley, and Terry Trueman.

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Author/Creator:
Gurian, Michael.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
Rev. 10th anniversary ed., 2nd ed. - San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvi, 380 p. ; 23 cm.
Title Variation:
Boys & girls learn differently
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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ISBN:
9780470608258
0470608250

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