Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Engaging Boys - Powerful Possibilities

Ontario's Ministry of Education released a video series yesterday all about engaging our boy learners.

The series is categorized into the following:

1. Overview
2. Research
3. Administrators
4. Teachers
5. Classroom Examples
6. Students

Thursday, November 5, 2009

International Boys' Schools Coalition - Action Research

The I.B.S.C. on boys' writing:

"Their ability to write a well structured, well organised, thoughtful, cogent, coherent essay is frequently poor. Boys have difficulty in responding to questions in examinations appropriately, constructing essays, researching topics in sufficient depth and detail and taking and keeping useful sets of notes. "

Source: I.B.S.C. Website

The International Boys' Schools Coalition has a wealth of information including two action research reports: