Monthly Archives: May 2012

Some Absent Father’s Day Films for Thought

I would like to bring two movies I saw recently to the attention of the readers of this blog. But first, as a way of introduction, I have been concerned about the status of boys for some time. For several … Continue reading

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How my thinking is evolving on learning through games these days….

How my thinking is evolving on learning through games these days…. From Alison Carr-Chellman – About a year and a half ago, I shared some thoughts via a TED (Technology, Entertainment & Design) talk about boys, school culture, and gaming … Continue reading

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Scholars Say Pupils Gain Social Skills in Coed Classes

From Ken Wallace – This article on the front page of Education Week this week illustrates the nurture vs. nature element in the discussion of physiological (particularly brain) differences between boys and girls. For some researchers like Janet Hyde it seems … Continue reading

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Reading at the center of concern for boys and men

by Ken Wallace, Ph.D. I’m Ken Wallace, the Superintendent for Maine Township High School District 207 in Park Ridge, Illinois. My wife Kristy and I have three grown sons, and I’m the second oldest of six children in my family … Continue reading

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Editor’s welcome

I’m Mark Sherman, a retired professor of psychology, and I’ve been interested in gender issues for at least the last 35 years. At first, my interest was trying to understand women and their world, and my earliest writings on the … Continue reading

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