Rethinking Single Sex Teaching

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Nov 1, 2007 - Education - 205 pages
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This book challenges the assumptions of single-sex classes in co-educational comprehensive schools and offers a fresh and theoretically informed look at the debate, presenting insights about the intended and unintended consequences of gender division in schools.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
a history of singlesex organization
14
Chapter 2 Understanding the knowledgegender dynamic in classroom practice
40
teachers beliefs and practices
58
Mathematics science and design and technology
85
English drama and art
119
Chapter 6 Students gendered experiences
145
Chapter 7 Renegotiating the knowledgegender dynamic
169
References
182
Index
195
Back cover
206
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Gabrielle Ivinsonis a lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University, UK.

Patricia Murphyis Professor of Education in the Faculty of Education and Language Studies at the Open University, UK.

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