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  • Raising Boys' Achievement in Secondary Schoolsby Mike Younger

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 42.00

    Evaluates different approaches and advocating evidence-based strategies, which have the potential to promote boys' and girls' achievements. This book discusses the approaches within the context of inclusivity, acknowledging the needs and interests of different boys, and the invisibility and disadvantage of some girls. more...

  • Teaching Boysby Amanda Keddie; Martin Mills

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 31.81

    Bridges the gap between theory and practice to offer a practical and sustainable framework for teaching boys in classrooms of all levels. more...

  • How to Raise Boys' Achievementby Colin Noble; Jerry Brown; Jane Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book gives practical help to anybody who wishes to learn anything about the practical and accessible ways to raise boys' achievement in primary and secondary schools. Its down-to-earth language, easy style and rational sequencing of actions will appeal to all readers. This is essentially a handbook that can be used for reference, background reading,... more...

  • Boys and Their Schoolingby John Whelen

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 165.00

    This book presents an ethnographic study of the experiences of teenage boys in an Australian high school. It follows a group of thirteen to fifteen year olds over a period of more than two years, and seeks to understand why so many boys say they hate school yet enjoy being with one another in their daily confrontations with the formal school. The... more...

  • Boys and Schooling in the Early Yearsby Paul Connolly

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95

    Boys' underachievement in education has now become a global concern, taxing the minds of governments across the Western world. Boys and Schooling in the Early Years represents the first major study of its kind to focus specifically on young boys and achievement. It makes a powerful argument for the need to begin tackling the problem of boys' lower... more...

  • Boys in school and societyby John Cresswell; Ken Rowe; Graeme Withers

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2002; US$ 14.95

    In the past decade there has been a growing perception in Australia that girls have become more successful pursuing their educational goals than boys ? especially in educational outcomes relating to literacy. In addition there is evidence from a range of studies that boys regard their school experience less favourably than girls and are less strongly... more...

  • So What's A Boy?by Wayne Martino

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 46.00

    Focuses on the impact and effects of masculinities on the lives of boys at school. Through interviews with boys from diverse backgrounds, this book explores the various ways in which boys define and negotiate their masculinities at school. It offers recommendations and indicates directions for working with boys in school. more...

  • Raising Boys' Achievement in Primary Schoolsby Molly Warrington

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 42.00

    Within the context of empirical research undertaken by the authors during the course of a four-year research and intervention project on Raising Boys' Achievement, this book focuses on approaches that are successful in raising achievement for boys, and the reasons for that success. more...

  • Failing Boys?by Debbie Epstein; Janet Maw; Jannette Elwood

    McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 46.00

    Challenges the perception that all boys are underachieving at school. This book provides a 'case study' of the issues in the UK. It deals with the issues of boys' 'underachievement' inside and outside school from a critical perspective drawing on the feminist studies of education to present the problems associated with the education of boys. more...

  • What about the Boys?by Wayne Martino; Bob Meyenn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 46.00

    Brings together researchers from Australia, UK and the US to explore issues of boys, schooling and masculinities within the context of the education of boys. This title also highlights some important issues that are not addressed in public debates about boys in the media. It is suitable for teachers concerned with the education of boys. more...