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    DescriptionIn 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 Boys Elementary 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 students whatever their gender.


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    Title
    Strategies for Teaching Boys and Girls: Elementary Level
    Subtitle
    A Workbook for Educators
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Gurian, By (author) Kathy Stevens, By (author) Kelley King
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 612 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780787997304
    ISBN 10: 0787997307
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27230
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: JNT
    DC22: 370.15
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 23
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A37450000
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    B&T Approval Code: A37242500
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    BISAC V2.8: EDU010000, EDU044000
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    DC22: 370.151
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    LC classification: LC212.9 .G873 2008
    Thema V1.0: JNT
    Publisher
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Imprint name
    Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    29 April 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    With the school year rapidly coming to a close, here's a book you might want to give your child's teacher as a thank you gift. ( Aptos Times , 05/08)
    Back cover copy
    Strategies forTeaching Boys and Girls"--"Elementary LevelIn 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 Boys 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 students--whatever their gender.Praise for "Strategies for TeachingBoys and Girls--Elementary Level""Researched-based, classroom-tested, instantly applicable strategies will wake up, motivate, and excite you and your students." --Dawn L. Ryan, literacy teacher, Boulder Valley School District"The authors have created a vital resource for teachers and administrators who are striving to conquer the gender gap in their schools." --Dr. Joseph M. Porto, superintendent, Avoca School District 37, Wilmette, Illinois"Unique and practical strategies to differentiate for gender differences and help teachers to create personalized learning experiences for all youngsters." --Dr. Linda Karges-Bone, professor of education, Charleston Southern University, School of Education and author, "More Than Pink and Blue"
    Table of contents
    About This Book. The Authors. About the Gurian Institute. Acknowledgments. 1 The Science of Boy-Girl Learning Differences. 2 Keep 'Em Moving: Incorporating Movement Across the Curriculum. 3 Make It Visual: Tools to Support Your Spatial Learners. 4 Empower the Learner: Giving Students Choice and Control. 5 Get Them Learning Together: Increasing Opportunities for Social Interaction. 6 Making It Matter: Finding Ways to Make Learning Real. 7 Art Smart: Blending Art and Music into the Core Curriculum. 8 Connecting with Your Students: Promoting Learning Through Teacher-Child Relationships. 9 Building Character: The Foundation for Learning and Life. 10 The Home Stretch: Getting Parents and Teachers on the Same Page. Epilogue. Sources. Index.