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Active lessons for active brains : teaching boys and other experiential learners, grades 3-10

Author: Abigail Norfleet James; Sandra Boyd Allison; Caitlin Zimmerman McKenzie
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©2011.
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"Abigail James, author of the bestselling Teaching the Male Brain, presents this accompanying compilation of middle school language arts and math lesson plans for educators teaching boys. These lessons are based on James' gender research and are applicable for both coed and all male classrooms. Grammar, literacy, algebra, and geometry lesson plans cover the subjects where boys' brains differ the most from their  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abigail Norfleet James; Sandra Boyd Allison; Caitlin Zimmerman McKenzie
ISBN: 9781412986656 1412986656
OCLC Number: 664666530
Notes: Machine generated contents note: AcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorsIntroduction1. A brief look at experiential learners The Active Brain: Male or Female Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Study Strategies Chart: Connects Lessons with Pedagogical Approaches2. Math General Math Algebra Geometry3. Language Arts Reading Writing and Grammar4. Science5. Study StrategiesIndex.
Description: xiii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. A brief look at experiential learners --
2. Math --
3. Language Arts --
4. Science --
5. Study strategies --
Conclusion --
References.
Responsibility: Abigail Norfleet James, Sandra Boyd Allison, Caitlin Zimmerman McKenzie.

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