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The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do (SIGNED COPY) - Tyre, Peg
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NY: Munn & Co.. April 3, 1920. Weekly mag. Stapled news. Soft cover. Minor soil, wear. Clean,tight copy. VG+; Scientific American weekly review of progress in Industry, Science, Invention, Mechanics; 13 7/8x"19 7/8"; 353-380pp. pages; Articles on house-building out of war waste:Desert farming. Unscrupoulous patent attorneys; Electric railroads in Rocky Mts; .Commericialism of America' s beauty spots(Yellowstone):California ship-building: etc. ., Munn & Co., U.S.A.: Harmony, 2009. Minor edge and corner wear; lightly scuffed and scratched; spine is gently creased; some light shelf wear; overall a very crisp and clean SIGNED FIRST EDITION! Inscribed by the author on the half-title page! Color-illustrated wrapper with yellow and white lettering. 311 very clean unmarked and uncreased informative and educational pages! "From the moment they step into the classroom, boys begin to struggle. They get expelled from preschool nearly five times more often than girls; in elementary school, theyre diagnosed with learning disorders four times as often. By eighth grade huge numbers are reading below basic level. And by high school, theyre heavily outnumbered in AP classes and, save for the realm of athletics, show indifference to most extra­curricular activities. Perhaps most alarmingly, boys now account for less than 43 percent of those enrolled in college, and the gap widens every semester! The imbalance in higher education isnt just a boy problem, though. Boys decreasing college attendance is bad news for girls, too, because ad­missions officers seeking balanced student bodies pass over girls in favor of boys. The growing gender imbalance in education portends massive shifts for the next generation: how much they make and whom they marry. Interviewing hundreds of parents, kids, teachers, and experts, award-winning journalist Peg Tyre drills below the eye-catching statistics to examine how the educational system is failing our sons. She explores the convergence of culprits, from the emphasis on high-stress academics in preschool and kindergarten, when most boys just cant tolerate sitting still, to the outright banning of recess, from the demands of No Child Left Behind, with its rigid emphasis on test-taking, to the boy-unfriendly modern curriculum with its focus on writing about feelings and its purging of high-action reading material, from the rise of video gaming and schools unease with technology to the lack of male teachers as role models. But this passionate, clearheaded book isnt an exercise in finger-pointing. Tyre, the mother of two sons, offers notes from the front linesthe testimony of teachers and other school officials who are trying new techniques to motivate boys to learn again, one classroom at a time. The Trouble with Boys gives parents, educators, and anyone concerned about the state of education a manifesto for changeone we must undertake right away lest school be-come, for millions of boys, unalterably a girl thing..........." (SIGNED COPY).. Inscribed By the Author. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall., Harmony, 2009

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From the moment they step into the classroom, boys begin to struggle. They get expelled from preschool nearly five times more often than girls; in elementary school, they're diagnosed with learning disorders four times as often. By eighth grade huge numbers are reading below basic level. And by high school, they're heavily outnumbered in AP classes and, save for the realm of athletics, show indifference to most extra-curricular activities. Perhaps most alarmingly, boys now account for less than 43 percent of those enrolled in college, and the gap widens every semester The imbalance in higher education isn't just a "boy problem," though. Boys' decreasing college attendance is bad news for girls, too, because ad-missions officers seeking balanced student bodies pass over girls in favor of boys. The growing gender imbalance in education portends massive shifts for the next generation: how much they make and whom they marry. Interviewing hundreds of parents, kids, teachers, and experts, award-winning journalist Peg Tyre drills below the eye-catching statistics to examine how the educational system is failing our sons. She explores the convergence of culprits, from the emphasis on high-stress academics in preschool and kindergarten, when most boys just can't tolerate sitting still, to the outright banning of recess, from the demands of No Child Left Behind, with its rigid emphasis on test-taking, to the boy-unfriendly modern curriculum with its focus on writing about "feelings" and its purging of "high-action" reading material, from the rise of video gaming and schools' unease with technology to the lack of male teachers as role models. But this passionate, clearheaded book isn't an exercise in finger-pointing. Tyre, the mother of two sons, offers notes from the front lines--the testimony of teachers and other school officials who are trying new techniques to motivate boys to learn again, one classroom at a time. "The Trouble with Boys" gives parents, educators, and anyone concerned about the state of education a manifesto for change--one we must undertake right away lest school be-come, for millions of boys, unalterably a "girl thing." "From the Hardcover edition." The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do Tyre, Peg, Three Rivers Press (CA)

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From the moment they step into the classroom, boys begin to struggle. They get expelled from preschool nearly five times more often than girls; in elementary school, they're diagnosed with learning disorders four times as often. By eighth grade huge numbers are reading below basic level. And by high school, they're heavily outnumbered in AP classes and, save for the realm of athletics, show indifference to most extra-curricular activities. Perhaps most alarmingly, boys now account for less than 43 percent of those enrolled in college, and the gap widens every semester!The imbalance in higher education isn't just a "boy problem," though. Boys' decreasing college attendance is bad news for girls, too, because ad-missions officers seeking balanced student bodies pass over girls in favor of boys. The growing gender imbalance in education portends massive shifts for the next generation: how much they make and whom they marry. Interviewing hundreds of parents, kids, teachers, and experts, award-winning journalist Peg Tyre drills below the eye-catching statistics to examine how the educational system is failing our sons. She explores the convergence of culprits, from the emphasis on high-stress academics in preschool and kindergarten, when most boys just can't tolerate sitting still, to the outright banning of recess, from the demands of No Child Left Behind, with its rigid emphasis on test-taking, to the boy-unfriendly modern curriculum with its focus on writing abo adolescent psychology,college and university,education and reference,education theory,educational psychology,gender studies,health fitness and dieting,parenting,parenting,politics and social sciences College & University, Harmony

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American boys are in trouble, and it's not just their problem; it's ours. By every marker, boys today are failing: They like school less, do less well, and get expelled more often than girls. If they do finish high school, they are less likely to go to college and even less likely to graduate. To keep up gender parity (male college enrollment has slid to 43 percent), schools are rejecting teenage girls better qualified than many of the males they are accepting. Newsweek General Editor American boys are in trouble, and it's not just their problem; it's ours. By every marker, boys today are failing: They like school less, do less well, and get expelled more often than girls. If they do finish high school, they are less likely to go to college and even less likely to graduate. To keep up gender parity (male college enrollment has slid to 43 percent), schools are rejecting teenage girls better qualified than many of the males they are accepting. Newsweek General Editor Peg Tyre understands the breadth of this crisis: This book was inspired by the almost overwhelming response to her magazine's cover feature on this ever-widening gap. In The Trouble with Boys, she addresses the causes (which include "No Child Left Behind" curricula) and cures including changing educational strategies. A welcome school bell alarm. Books, Education & Teaching~~General, Trouble-with-Boys~~Peg-Tyre, , , , , , , , , , Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony

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The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do
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The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do

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Inspired by the author's award-winning "Newsweek" cover story, this book takes an in-depth look at an education system that has created the growing perception among boys that school is a girl thing, and the disastrous consequences if the trend isn't arrested.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780307381293
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0307381293
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Publishing year: 2009
Publisher: THREE RIVERS PR
311 Pages
Weight: 0,228 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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