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Author Gurian, Michael.

Title Boys and girls learn differently : a guide for teachers and parents / Michael Gurian and Patricia Henley with Terry Trueman.

Imprint San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2001.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Pacific Park Library Children's, Parents' Shelf    j 370.151 GUR    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Parent Shelf    J PARENT 370.151 GUR    DUE 06-24-19
Edition 1st ed.
Description xviii, 345 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-329) and index.
Contents Brain-based research -- Creating the "ultimate classroom" -- Gurian Institute at the University of Missouri-Kansas city -- Boys and girls learn differently -- Patricia Henley and Terry Trueman -- How the brain learns- inherent differences between boys and girls: Wide spectrum of gender in the brain -- How the brain works -- How boys' and girls' minds are different -- Why the brains are different -- How brain-based differences affect boys and girls: Areas of learning-style difference -- Learning differences and the intelligences -- Applying the intelligences to brain-based gender difference -- State of boys and girls in our schools -- Creating the ultimate classroom -- Ultimate preschool and kindergarten classroom: Foundation of early learning: bonding and attachment -- Day care, preschool, and kindergarten community building -- Nutrition and learning -- Dealing with aggressive behavior -- Discipline techniques -- Outdoor classroom -- Directing boys and girls to academic excellence -- Special education -- Use of psychotropic medications -- Ultimate preschool and kindergarten classroom for both boys and girls -- Ultimate elementary school classroom: Structural innovations -- Bonding and attachment in elementary learning -- How to provide discipline in the elementary classroom -- Motivation techniques -- Character education -- Dealing with cruelty, hazing, and violence -- Innovations for academic excellence -- Special education, learning disabilities, and behavioral disabilities -- Cooperative and competitive learning -- Ultimate elementary classroom for both boys and girls -- Ultimate middle school classroom: Structural innovations -- Bonding and attachment -- How to provide discipline in the middle school classroom -- Character education -- Innovations for teaching language arts and math and science -- Special education -- Ultimate middle school classroom for both boys and girls -- Ultimate high school classroom: Bonding and attachment -- Structural innovations -- Innovations to improve academic learning -- Special education -- Ultimate high school classroom for both boys and girls -- What high school students are saying - their fears.
Subject Sex differences in education -- United States -- Case studies.
Educational change -- United States -- Case studies.
Différences entre sexes en éducation -- États-Unis -- Cas, Études de.
Enseignement -- Réforme -- États-Unis -- Cas, Études de.
Added Author Henley, Patricia, 1944-
Trueman, Terry.
ISBN 0787953431 (alk. paper) : $24.95
0787961175 (pbk.) : $14.95

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