The workbook is designed to help teachers build a solid foundation of learning and study habits that their students can use in the classroom and at home. It covers the key curricular areas and offers proven techniques to make learning, no matter what the subject, more engaging for all students.
The workbook is an essential resource for all teachers who want to improve their practice and get the most from all students?whatever their gender.
About This Book v
The Authors vii
About the Gurian Institute ix
1 The Science of Boy-Girl Learning Differences 1
2 Keep ’Em Moving: Incorporating Movement Across the Curriculum 15
3 Make It Visual: Tools to Support Your Spatial Learners 35
4 Empower the Learner: Giving Students Choice and Control 67
5 Get Them Learning Together: Increasing Opportunities for Social Interaction 85
6 Making It Matter: Finding Ways to Make Learning Real 99
7 Art Smart: Blending Art and Music into the Core Curriculum 119
8 Connecting with Your Students: Promoting Learning Through Teacher-Child Relationships 139
9 Building Character: The Foundation for Learning and Life 151
10 The Home Stretch: Getting Parents and Teachers on the Same Page 165