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Teaching the Male Brain: How Boys Think, Feel, and Learn in School

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Differentiate your teaching style to address learning differences between girls and boys in the classroom!

The author provides qualitative and quantitative research to show why boys learn differently and demonstrates how you can differentiate teaching strategies to help boys succeed. This easy-to-use handbook shows you how to:


Recognize sociological and neurobiological fou
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Paperback, 285 pages
Published March 22nd 2007 by Corwin Press (first published March 1st 2007)
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Tamara
Nov 07, 2013 Tamara added it
Teaching the Male Brain is a pretty good book, especially for beginning therapists and parents or families. I was able to use this book to refresh my knowledge on the topic, but had to skip many pages and chapters as the book is rather long. The chapter on Social and Emotional Differences is quite useful for parents and families. There are a few "clues" or tips on how to help developing boys. For example, Abigail James explains that boys look up to their male teachers and peers for information o ...more
Melissa T
Jan 21, 2015 Melissa T rated it it was ok
I found this book a little stereotypical, and not exactly brimming with new information; but, it did have good ideas for modifying your teaching style to appeal to different types of learners, both boys and girls, and was therefore useful in that way. I felt the author relied a little too much on studies that corresponded with her own observations, citing them as further evidence, when I was personally just as interested in her own experiences as a teacher. But, I am sure many readers appreciate ...more
Terri Floccare
Nov 15, 2014 Terri Floccare rated it liked it
I appreciated the anecdotes the author shares when illustrating the points she makes, but found the book offered few suggestions. It was interesting, but yet another book about teaching boys -- nothing new or exciting.
Laura (booksnob)
Apr 13, 2008 Laura (booksnob) rated it it was amazing
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Excellent book for teachers. I enjoyed the practical solutions to help males learn better in the classroom. I really learned a lot from this book.
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