Teaching Boys Differently than Girls

Posted by on Sep 26, 2015 in Homeschooling News | 0 comments

Two summers ago I read some books by Dr. Leonard Sax, M.D. about dealing with boys in the classroom. Though he is not a believer, his observations and recommendations resonated with me. I have since put together a workshop presentation that I have taught a few times now. The homeschool moms and lady teachers seem to really enjoy the content of this workshop! Teaching boys is definitely different than teaching girls — but equipped with...

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Review of “Boys Adrift”

Posted by on Sep 21, 2015 in Homeschooling News | 0 comments

Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men Reviewed by Timothy Anger, M.S. Recently I read “Boys Adrift” – a book by Dr. Leonard Sax, a pediatrician and psychologist in Exton, Pennsylvania. As a result of writing the book, he is now a speaker in very high demand around the United States and the world. This book explores the phenomenon of a generation of boys and young men who are...

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Book Recommendations … for Guys

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Homeschooling News | 0 comments

Mrs. Susan Richman recently wrote an article for evaluators in the summer 2013 edition of Excelsior Magazine. She makes the point that teens often react very differently to the literature assigned for their reading in high school English courses. “Why the difference? Seems to me,” she writes, “that a main one is … some of the teens are guys, and some are girls. They often just don’t care for the same types of...

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