Boys Education in NZ
114 views | +0 today
Follow
Boys Education in NZ
Best practice in boys education
Curated by Simon Bell
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Simon Bell from Student Engagement for Learning
Scoop.it!

Twice as many boys 'hate writing'

Twice as many boys 'hate writing' | Boys Education in NZ | Scoop.it
Boys are more than twice as likely as girls to say they hate writing and find it embarrassing, according to a National Literacy Trust survey.

Via Grant Montgomery
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Simon Bell
Scoop.it!

Success for Boys - Success for Boys

Success for Boys - Success for Boys | Boys Education in NZ | Scoop.it

This is a good link to boys education in New Zealand.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Simon Bell from Engaging Boys in Learning
Scoop.it!

Boys and Girls Learn Differently

Boys and Girls Learn Differently | Boys Education in NZ | Scoop.it
To understand how boys and girls learn differently, you need to know how physiological, social and brain differences affect how children learn.

Via Bronwyn Kay
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Simon Bell from Engaging Boys in Learning
Scoop.it!

Dr. A. Lynn Scoresby » Blog Archive » Motivating Unmotivated Boys in School

Dr. A. Lynn Scoresby » Blog Archive » Motivating Unmotivated Boys in School | Boys Education in NZ | Scoop.it

Via Bronwyn Kay
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Simon Bell from Teaching Boys
Scoop.it!

Reaching boys, teaching boys

Reaching boys, teaching boys | Boys Education in NZ | Scoop.it
Challenging the widely held cultural impression that boys are stubbornly resistant to schooling, "Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys" features more than 100 detailed examples of classroom activities--along with real-world teaching techniques--that have...

Via Westley Field
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Simon Bell
Scoop.it!

A Year With the Tribe: A Passionate Teacher Speaks About Teaching Boys

A Year With the Tribe: A Passionate Teacher Speaks About Teaching Boys | Boys Education in NZ | Scoop.it

The following interview details the experiences of a South African teacher involved in an experimental programme in which boys and girls where split into separate classes...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Simon Bell
Scoop.it!

TEN%20THINGS%20TEACHERS%20CAN%20DO%20TO%20HELP%20BOYS%20LEARN.pdf

Simon Bell's insight:

Interesting reccommendations listed here.  Interesting that they have not mentioned the use of ICT / Blended E-Learning to engage boys in learning.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Simon Bell
Scoop.it!

Considering Sex Differences for Effective Education | Education.com

Considering Sex Differences for Effective Education | Education.com | Boys Education in NZ | Scoop.it
There are many documented differences between boys and girls that are evident from birth. Many of these differences play a factor in the ways boys and girls experience education.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Simon Bell from Engaging Boys in Learning
Scoop.it!

Ali Carr-Chellman: Gaming to re-engage boys in learning | Video on TED.com

TED Talks In her talk, Ali Carr-Chellman pinpoints three reasons boys are tuning out of school in droves, and lays out her bold plan to re-engage them: bringing their culture into the classroom, with new rules that let boys be boys, and video games...

Via Bronwyn Kay
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Simon Bell from Engaging Boys in Learning
Scoop.it!

Top 12 Suggestions for Teaching Boys | Jumping Aboard

Top 12 Suggestions for Teaching Boys | Jumping Aboard | Boys Education in NZ | Scoop.it

Michael Thompson, psychologist, consultant and author of the book Raising Cain expressed there is a concerning downward trend with boys not performing as well as girls in most of first world nations.

 


Via Westley Field, Trudi Edwards, Bronwyn Kay
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Simon Bell from Teaching Boys
Scoop.it!

Mind the gap: tackling boys’ underachievement

In recent years, the Government has focused more intensively on finding ways to close the gender gap.

Via Westley Field
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Simon Bell from Boys' education, library practice and technology
Scoop.it!

NASSPE: Research > Gender Differences in Learning

NASSPE: Research > Gender Differences in Learning | Boys Education in NZ | Scoop.it

A peak body with the agenda of promoting single sex education:  from the US.


Via Bill Roberts
more...
No comment yet.