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Rethinking single-sex teaching

Author: Gabrielle Ivinson; Patricia Murphy
Publisher: Maidenhead, England ; New York : Open University Press, ©2007.
Series: Educating boys, learning gender.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on classroom observations and in-depth interviews with teachers and pupils, this book illustrates how single sex classrooms operate and the effect it has on learners. 'Rethinking Single Sex Teaching' is thought-provoking reading for teachers, head teachers and policy makers.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ivinson, Gabrielle.
Rethinking single-sex teaching.
Maidenhead, England ; New York : Open University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)657303087
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gabrielle Ivinson; Patricia Murphy
ISBN: 9780335220410 033522041X 0335220401 9780335220403
OCLC Number: 144224945
Description: xi, 205 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Constituting the problem: the role of cultural beliefs --
Single-sex organization and views of gender --
The theoretical farming: gender and learning --
The study --
The focus --
Chapter 1 Schooling and the curriculum: a history of single-sex organization --
Knowledge and the school curriculum --
Reasons for the single-sex strategy --
Evidence, beliefs and benefits --
Pedagogic futures --
Chapter 2 Understanding the knowledge-gender dynamic in classroom practice --
Palmers School: the response to gender and learning --
A social practice view of learning --
Cultural legacies of contemporary pedagogic practices --
Gender story 1: the public and the private --
Gender story 2: a new system of investigation --
Chapter 3 Reworking knowledge: teachers' beliefs and practices --
Understanding practice --
Overt gender shaping in practice --
Legacies: managing competing demands --
Reviewing accounts of the knowledge-gender dynamic --
Chapter 4 Inside the classroom: Mathematics, science, and design and technology --
Mathematics: feeding the boys? --
Gender story 3: fathers and male teachers --
Science: performing the magic --
Resistant materials: breaking down boundaries? --
Masculine identities: pedagogy and learning --
Chapter 5 Inside the classroom: English, drama and art --
English: changing the subject --
Gender story 4: the bourgeois mother and women teachers --
Drama: freedom and moral control --
Art: reforming threatened identities --
Feminine identities: pedagogy and learning --
Chapter 6 Students' gendered experiences --
Boundary crossing recounted --
Performing for whom? --
Gender story 5: passing as a lady --
Peer group culture: surveillance and silence --
Mediating public and private identities --
Chapter 7 Renegotiating the knowledge-gender dynamic --
The invisible made visible --
The sociocultural toolkit revisited --
Finding, reflections and implications for learning --
Opening up knowledge frontiers --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Educating boys, learning gender.
Responsibility: Gabrielle Ivinson and Patricia Murphy.

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