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  • Getting it Right for Boys ... and Girlsby Wendy Bradford; Colin Noble

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 66.95

    This book offers clear and practical strategies to headteachers, classroom teachers and other professionals for ways to address the issue of boys' underachievement. more...

  • Boys and Schooling in the Early Yearsby Paul Connolly

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95

    This book draws upon original research to examine the specific issues affecting boys and education in the first three years of schooling, and uses this research as a basis from which to explore the implications for teachers and early years workers. 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...

  • 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...

  • Boy Writersby Ralph Fletcher

    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...

  • Black American Males in Higher Educationby Henry T. Frierson; James H. Wyche; Willie Pearson

    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...

  • Black American Males in Higher Educationby Henry T. Frierson; James H. Wyche; Willie Pearson

    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...

  • What Stories Does My Son Need?by Michael Gurian

    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...

  • The Minds of Boysby Michael Gurian; Kathy Stevens

    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...

  • Understanding the Boysby Dr John Head; John Head

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 58.95

    Attention is given to general aspects of learning and assessment before examining the response of boys to specific subjects within the curriculum. Personal, social and health education concerns are addressed. more...