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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 66.95
Boys' underachievement is grabbing headlines in the education debate, and it has never been more important to solve the problem. This book offers clear and practical strategies to headteachers, classroom teachers and other professionals for ways to address the issue. The book looks at: *reasons for boys' underachievement *ways of adapting teaching... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 134.95
This is the first of two volumes that specifically addresses the subject of the disproportional decline of Black American Males in higher education. For too long, acknowledgment of this issue has been avoided for fear that it would be clearly and too painfully felt. It is apparent that this issue can no longer be ignored and the need to examine and... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 144.95
Part of the "Emerald's Diversity in Higher Education" series, this volume presents discussions related to reports on research and theoretical views pertaining to Black males in higher education. It also includes discussions of intervention programs within or associated with institutions of higher education. more...
- Penguin Group US 2000; US$ 11.95
In an annotated list including movies such as High Noon and Glory , and books such as The Giving Tree and To Kill a Mockingbird , therapist and educator Gurian highlights the particular ethical lessons two hundred great stories can impart to boys and young men. more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 18.95
Michael Gurian's blockbuster bestseller The Wonder of Boys is the bible for mothers, fathers, and educators on how to understand and raise boys. It has sold over 400,000 copies, been translated into 17 languages, and sells over 25,000 every year, which is more than any other book on boys in history. To follow up on this first book, which launched... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 58.95
Do you know what makes boys tick? In recent years suicide has drastically escalated among young males and academic underachievement is common, so it is of vital importance that our understanding of the young male psyche is well informed and not merely 'received wisdom'. John Head gets to the heart - and mind - of the matter, by tackling difficult,... more...