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Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys

Strategies that Work - and Why
Narrated by: Hal Wiedeman
Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
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Based on an extensive worldwide study, this audiobook reveals what gets boys excited about learning.

Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys challenges the widely-held cultural impression that boys are stubbornly resistant to schooling while providing concrete examples of pedagogy and instructional style that have been proven effective in a variety of school settings. This audiobook offers more than 100 detailed examples of lessons that succeed with male students, grouped thematically. Such themes include: Gaming, Motor Activities, Open Inquiry, Competition, Interactive Technology, and Performance/Role Play. Woven throughout the audiobook is moving testimony from boys that both validates the success of the lessons and adds a human dimension to their impact.

  • The author presents more than 100+ specific activities for all content areas that have proven successful with male students
  • Draws on an in-depth, worldwide study to reveal what lessons and strategies most engage boys in the classroom
  • Has been described as the missing link that our schools need for the better education of boys
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