Resources

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BOOKS

The War Against Boys

The War Against Boys was first published in 2000. At the time, the shortchanging of boys in school and in key areas of social development was less evident as a […]

Brain-Based Learning

Borrowing research from the disciplines of neuroscience, biology, and psychology, brain expert Eric Jensen offers an easy-to-understand explanation of the relationship between learning and the brain, helping educators increase student […]

One World Schoolhouse

The One World Schoolhouse fleshes out the story and vision that began with Salman Khan’s talk at TED.  In his book, Salman Khan lays out a bold strategy for bringing “a free, world-class education […]

Boy Smarts: Mentoring Boys for Success at School

Parents hoping to inspire boys to excel at school now have a new tool at their disposal; Boy Smarts – Mentoring Boys for Success at School. In this book, you […]

The Myth of Laziness

The desire to be productive is universal, says Dr. Mel Levine, but that drive can often be frustrated by dysfunctions that obstruct output or productivity. Drawing on his clinical experience […]

VIDEOS

The Science of Learning and Development

The research is clear: Strong relationships with educators help students develop the cognitive skills they need to learn and thrive.

Gaming to Re-engage Boys in Learning

 by Ali Carr-Chellman In her talk, Ali Carr-Chellman pinpoints three reasons boys are tuning out of school in droves, and lays out her bold plan to re-engage them: bringing […]

War on Boys

by Christina Hoff Sommers What ever happened to letting “boys be boys?” Take these two cases: In one, a seven-year-old boy was sent home for nibbling a Pop Tart into […]

Gender Differences in Education

Christina Sommers speaks at the Idea City 2010 “If boys are in trouble, it’s a women’s issue – we’re all in trouble.” Christina Sommers talks about the effects of a […]

How Games Make Kids Smarter

Do kids these days have short attention spans, or does the world just move too slow? Gabe Zichermann suggests that today’s video games are making children smarter — and we […]

ARTICLES

Technology and Education

The Fraser Institute website features an article about adaptive technology in the classroom. Such innovations have the potential to radically alter the nature of learning.

Are we raising our boys to be underachieving men?

Maclean’s magazine recently wrote an interesting article on the social and economic consequences of letting boys fall behind.