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The Resource Why boys fail : saving our sons from an educational system that's leaving them behind, Richard Whitmire

Why boys fail : saving our sons from an educational system that's leaving them behind, Richard Whitmire

Label
Why boys fail : saving our sons from an educational system that's leaving them behind
Title
Why boys fail
Title remainder
saving our sons from an educational system that's leaving them behind
Statement of responsibility
Richard Whitmire
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitmire, Richard
Dewey number
370.15/4
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1065
LC item number
.W49 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boys
  • Motivation in education
Label
Why boys fail : saving our sons from an educational system that's leaving them behind, Richard Whitmire
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2010. WIth new introduction; original foreword by Michelle Rhee omitted from pbk. ed
Bar code
31223098509582
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Discovering the problem -- The reason for the boy troubles: faltering literacy skills -- The likely causes of the reading lapses -- The writing failures -- The blame game: what gets blamed (unfairly) for the gender gaps -- Solutions: what works for boys? -- Impediments to a solution: the ideological stalemate -- The international story: Australians struggle with the boy troubles -- Why these gender gaps matter -- Actions that need to be taken
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
xiv, 239 p.
Isbn
9780814420171
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 730405102
  • (OCoLC)730405102
Label
Why boys fail : saving our sons from an educational system that's leaving them behind, Richard Whitmire
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2010. WIth new introduction; original foreword by Michelle Rhee omitted from pbk. ed
Bar code
31223098509582
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Discovering the problem -- The reason for the boy troubles: faltering literacy skills -- The likely causes of the reading lapses -- The writing failures -- The blame game: what gets blamed (unfairly) for the gender gaps -- Solutions: what works for boys? -- Impediments to a solution: the ideological stalemate -- The international story: Australians struggle with the boy troubles -- Why these gender gaps matter -- Actions that need to be taken
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
xiv, 239 p.
Isbn
9780814420171
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 730405102
  • (OCoLC)730405102

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