Why Boys Fail
EPUB EBook by Richard Whitmire
EBook DescriptionChosen by "The American School Board" "Journal "as one of 2010's Top Education Reads. Why Boys Fail EPUB EBook The signs and statistics are undeniable: boys are falling behind in school. Contrary to conventional wisdom, the biggest culprits are not video games, pop culture, or female- EPUBdominated schools biased toward girls. The real problem is that boys have been thrust into a bewildering new school environment that demands high-level reading and writing skills long before they are capable of handling them. Lacking the ability to compete, boys fall farther and farther behind. Eventually, the problem gets pushed into college, where close to 60% of the graduates are women. In a time when even cops, construction foremen, and machine operators need post-high school degrees, that's a problem. "Why Boys Fail" takes a hard look at how this ominous reality came to be, how it has worsened in recent years, and why attempts to resolve it often devolve into finger-pointing and polarizing politics. But the book also shares some good news. Amidst the alarming proof of failure among boys—around the world—there are also inspiring case studies of schools where something is going right. Each has come up with realistic ways to make sure that every student—male and female—has the tools to succeed in school and later in life. Educators and parents alike will take heart in these promising developments, and heed the book's call to action—not only to demand solutions but also to help create them for their own students and children. Like this book? Read online this: The American Boys' Book Of Signs, Signals And Symbols, Why Most Things Fail.
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