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Gurian, Michael
Successful single-sex classrooms : a practical guide to teaching boys and girls separately / Michael Gurian, Kathy Stevens, Peggy Daniels
1st ed
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2009
book jacket
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Subject(s) Single-sex schools -- United States
Single-sex classes (Education) -- United States
Sex differences in education -- United States
Educational equalization -- United States
Physical Description xv, 268 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-257) and index
Contents Single-sex classrooms are succeeding -- How boys and girls learn differently -- Setting up a single-sex instructional program -- Four tools for evaluating your existing single-sex instructional program -- A boy-friendly classroom : what does it look like? -- A girl-friendly classroom : what does it look like? -- Strategies for teaching core curricula to boys -- Strategies for teaching core curricula to girls -- Building relationships through single-sex experiences
Summary This book is an essential resource for educators who are teaching or leading schools with single-gender classes, whether they're in public, private, or Catholic schools. It is a "soup-to-nuts" guide, covering everything from curriculum planning and classroom design to school policies and parent-teacher communication. Whether contemplating this new educational trend, or already working within one of the 12,000 single-gender schools, this practical guide shows educators how they can make the most of a unique educational opportunity
Series Jossey-Bass teacher
Alternate Author Stevens, Kathy, 1949-
Becker, Peggy Daniels

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