Strategies for Teaching Boys and Girls -- Elementary Level A Workbook for Educators

ISBN-10: 0787997307
ISBN-13: 9780787997304
Edition: 2008
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/21/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 11.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594

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 BoysElementary Level: A Workbook for Educators" and Girls offers teachers a hands-on resource that draws on the Gurian Institute's research and training with elementary 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 studentswhatever their gender.

Michael Gurian is an educator, family therapist, and author of fourteen books, including the bestselling The Wonder of Boys, A Fine Young Man, and The Good Son. He is an internationally celebrated speaker and writer whose work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Time, and other national publications, as well as on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, and numerous other broadcast media.

Michael Gurian is the New York Times best-selling author of The Wonder of Boys and nineteen other books, including Boys and Girls Learn Differently!, A Fine Young Man, The Good Son, The Wonder of Girls, and The Minds of Boys. He is a pioneer in the fields of family development and education and has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, CNN, NPR, and in The New York Times, USA Today, Time, Newsweek, and elsewhere.Kathy Stevens, coauthor of The Minds of Boys, is the training director of the Gurian Institute and has worked in education, child development, and the nonprofit sector for more than thirty years in programs as diverse as juvenile and adult corrections, cultural competency training, domestic violence prevention, and women's issues.Kelley King is director of the Gurian Institute Education Division. She has been a teacher and school principal for more than twenty years.

About This Book
The Authors
About the Gurian Institute
Acknowledgments
The Science of Boy-Girl Learning Differences
Keep 'Em Moving: Incorporating Movement Across the Curriculum
Make It Visual: Tools to Support Your Spatial Learners
Empower the Learner: Giving Students Choice and Control
Get Them Learning Together: Increasing Opportunities for Social Interaction
Making It Matter: Finding Ways to Make Learning Real
Art Smart: Blending Music and Art into the Core Curriculum
Connecting with Your Students: Promoting Learning Through Teacher-Child Relationships
Building Character: The Foundation for Learning and Life
The Home Stretch: Getting Parents and Teachers on the Same Page
Epilogue
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