A Gendered Choice: Designing and Implementing Single-Sex Programs and Schools

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David W. Chadwell
Corwin Press, Nov 16, 2009 - Education - 200 pages
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A comprehensive road map for single-gender initiatives, this experience-based resource offers a step-by-step process with design and implementation tools for developing and sustaining high-quality single-sex programs.
 

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Contents

List of Tables
Acknowledgments
PARTI CONSIDERING SINGLEGENDER EDUCATION
What We Know About SingleGender Programs
Political Opposition toSingleGender Education
Debating SingleGender Education
Rationale and Structure
Legal Issues and Logistics
Building Community
Program Price
IMPLEMENTING ASINGLEGENDER
Program Evaluation
Sustaining a SingleGender Program
Mentor New Teachers
References
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

David Chadwell is the coordinator for Single-Gender Initiatives within the South Carolina Department of Education. He works with schools across the state at all stages of implementing single-gender programs. He is also a consultant to principals across the country as they work to create single-gender programs and train their teachers. His comments on single-gender education have appeared in multiple media sources, including MSNBC, ABCNews Online, New York Times Magazine, Education Week, Education Next, USA Today, National Association of Elementary School Principals, and multiple state and local newspapers. In 2004 he helped start the first all-day middle school single-gender program in South Carolina. His career in education has taken him from a private Quaker school in Philadelphia, PA, to an international school in Tianjin, China, to public schools in Columbia, SC. He received his master’s degree in teaching from the University of South Carolina and his master’s degree in philosophy and social policy from The American University.

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