ERIC Number: ED437465
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Raising Boys' Achievement in Schools.
Bleach, Kevan, Ed.
This book offers insights into the range of strategies and good practice being used to raise the achievement of boys. Case studies by school-based practitioners suggest ideas and measures to address the issue of achievement by boys. The contributions are: (1) "Why the Likely Lads Lag Behind" (Kevan Bleach); (2) "Helping Boys Do Better in Their Primary Schools" (Colin Noble); (3) "What Difference Does It Make?" (Kevan Bleach); (4) "Boys and Literacy" (Graham Frater); (5) "Raising Boys' Achievement in English" (Val Penny); (6) "A Multi-Layered Approach to Raising Boys' (and Girls') Achievement" (Brian Terry and Liz Terry); (7) "A Different Style of Learning" (Alan Davison and Christopher Edwards); (8) "Peer Counseling at The Boswells School, Chelmsford" (John Ryder); (9) "Teaching Boys and Girls in Separate Classes at Shenfield High School, Brentwood" (Beverley Swan); (10) "Co-Education, Boys, Girls, and Achievement" (Brian Matthews); and (11) "Improvement through Partnership" (Wendy Bradford). Each chapter contains references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Educational Improvement, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Males, Partnerships in Education, Teaching Methods
Stylus Publishing, LLC, P.O. Box 605, Herndon, VA 20172-0605 ($24.95). Tel: 703-661-1581.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom