If you're looking to get your department, school or teachers on board, you might need to demonstrate the gender gap using some hard data. This article contains an eye-opening infographic that shows some sobering statistics about how our male students are really doing in our schools.
This article starts from the perspective of a frustrated mother of sons who believes schools are boy-unfriendly. Lest we discount her opinion, the article quickly enters into the research that shows she may actually have a very good point.
In this video and accompanying article, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute explains her opinion about what is wrong with how we are teaching our male students. She also offers three suggestions to schools who are looking to reach out to their boys.
Maybe it's time you and your school started to make some changes to close the gender gap in your classrooms. If so, this well-regarded book, based on an extensive worldwide study, may help you get started.
According to the research detailed in this educational article, boys are struggling in school, with lower grades, more discipline problems, more learning disabilities, and more behavior disorders than girls (Gurian & Stevens, 2005). With that in mind, it provides some strategies for bridging what it calls the "gender gap."