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Why Boys Fail Saving Our Sons from an Educational System That's Leaving Them Behind

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ISBN-10: 0814415342

ISBN-13: 9780814415344

Edition: 2010

Authors: Richard Whitmire

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Book details

List price: $29.50
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: AMACOM
Publication date: 1/23/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Discovering the Problem
The Reason for the Boy Troubles: Faltering Literacy Skills
The Likely Causes of the Reading Lapses
The Writing Failures
The Blame Game: What Gets Blamed (Unfairly) for the Gender Gaps
Solutions: What Works for Boys?
Impediments to a Solution: The Ideological Stalemata
The International Story: Australians Struggle with the Boy Troubles
Why These Gender Gaps Matter
Actions That Need to Be Taken
Appendix: The Facts About Boys
Notes
Index
About the Author