Boys and Girls Learn Differently! a Guide for Teachers and Parents (Paperback)
A thoroughly revised edition of the classic resource forunderstanding gender differences in the classroom
In this profoundly significant book, author Michael Gurian hasrevised and updated his groundbreaking book that clearlydemonstrated how the distinction in hard-wiring and socializedgender differences affects how boys and girls learn. Gurianpresents a proven method to educate our children based on brainscience, neurological development, and chemical and hormonaldisparities. The innovations presented in this book were applied inthe classroom and proven successful, with dramatic improvements intest scores, during a two-year study that Gurian and his colleaguesconducted in six Missouri school districts.
- Explores the inherent differences between the developmentalneuroscience of boys and girls
- Reveals how the brain learns
- Explains when same sex classrooms are appropriate, and whenthey're not
This edition includes new information on a wealth of topicsincluding how to design the ultimate classroom for kids inelementary, secondary, middle, and high school.
About the Author
Michael Gurian is a pioneer and leading authority in gender issues worldwide. The New York Times best-selling author of The Wonder of Boys, The Minds of Boys, The Purpose of Boys, and The Wonder of Girls, he is cofounder of the Gurian Institute, an active research and training organization in the fields of education, family development, and gender studies. Kathy Stevens is executive director of the Gurian Institute and coauthor of five books with Michael, including The Minds of Boys.