The Gurian Institute
Boys & Girls Learn Differently…
Understanding differences in the nature, nurture, and culture between boys and girls and learning gender-friendly strategies can make a positive difference in their ACADEMICS and BEHAVIOR.
GET READY TO: Increase student engagement, Increase teacher effectiveness, Provide best practices for literacy and STEM, Decrease gender gaps related to academics, Decrease behavior-related gender gaps, Understand & manage relational aggression among girls, Increase social-emotional skills among boys to reduce bullying.
The Gurian Institute provides you with the strategies and tools you need to provide proactive gender-based instruction. That means most boys are highly engaged and succeed when given challenges coupled with active lessons and relevant topics. That means girls thrive when lessons have a relational component and they can collaborate and discuss. What this unique brain-based instruction provides is that both genders thrive in their learning “comfort zone” but are also stretched to enhance their capacities into less familiar areas.
When instruction is gender-based, both genders thrive and teachers have more time for academics and less need to manage behavior and social dynamics. A win for all!
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