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- Stenhouse Publishers 2006; US$ 18.00
Writing test scores indicate that boys have fallen far behind girls across the grades. How can we do a better of job of creating ?boy-friendly? classrooms so their voices can be heard? Ralph Fletcher draws upon his years of experience as staff developer, children's book author, and father of four boys. Boy Writers asks teachers to imagine the writing... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 18.00
For those who truly wish to leave no child behind, the racial achievement gap in literacy is one of the most difficult issues in education today, and nowhere does it manifest itself more perniciously than in the case of black adolescent males. Approaching the problem from the inside, Alfred Tatum brings together his various experiences as a black male... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 29.95
Based on an extensive worldwide study, this book reveals what gets boys excited about learning Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys challenges the widely-held cultural impression that boys are stubbornly resistant to schooling while providing concrete examples of pedagogy and instructional style that have been proven effective in a variety of school settings.... more...