Why Boys Fail: Saving Our Sons from an Educational System That's Leaving Them Behind
Whitmire examines the real reason why boys are falling behind in school: schools demand higher reading and writing skills before boys can handle them. "Why Boys Fail" not only identifies the problem but presents practical, real-world solutions.
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If we look at various segments of the school-age children and teens in the U.S., there are some various disturbing patterns that have developed over the last decasde. Girls and doing better in school ... Read full review
Why boys fail: saving our sons from an educational system that's leaving them behindUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Any parent will recall the experience of being bombarded by expert advice on what to do (practically from birth) in order to ensure that one's offspring will hit all of the intellectual milestones as ... Read full review
1 Discovering the Problem
Faltering Literacy Skills
3 The Likely Causes of the Reading Lapses
4 The Writing Failures
What Gets Blamed Unfairly for the Gender Gaps
What Works for Boys?
The Ideological Stalemate
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