Why We are Losing Our Boys
“As an educator, how much should you worry about the fact that boys are falling behind girls in very area and in every state?” A lot. By every statistical measure, our boys are falling steadily and alarmingly behind in school. Not only that teachers are struggling to engage and battle boredom with many of their boys. The question is why are boys struggling in the classroom, falling behind in college, and lacking in job employment opportunities? Gender research has led to new thinking about the differences in the way boys and girls learn and whether that matters for teachers in the classroom.
This relevant class will keep you on our toes and enable you to think of new ways to bring innovation to your teaching. Dozens of practical strategies that will boost literacy and test scores for boys and girls alike will be added to your toolbox. If you want to understand the brain numbing culture of video games, or the idea of toxic boy culture, or the fact that reading and writing are not cool, join me. If you want to know more about male and female brains, this is definitely the place to be. If you see this trend in your school, by all means bring a colleague or two and attend to hear what the research has to say. You will join a teacher with countless experience and much of that experience teaching boys grades 6-12. If you are a parent, teacher, or administrator, you will not want to miss this opportunity!! Join me for this invigorating experience. This is an opportunity where a 2 day workshop can change your life forever.