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Raising boys" achievements in writing

Raising boys" achievements in writing

joint research project.

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Published by United Kingdom Literacy Association in Royston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Research undertaken jointly by the UKLA and Primary National Strategy.

ContributionsPrimary National Strategy., United Kingdom Literacy Association.
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p. ;
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16414615M

As a teacher for over 27 years, Gary Wilson has led award-winning campaigns, written several books and delivered training in hundreds of schools on the issue of raising boys’ achievement. Gary endorses the power of the whole-school approach to motivate boys to achieve their full potential. for both boys and girls that may worsen the underlying conditions implicated in boys’ literacy underachievement. Equity demands that we address, in particular, the poor writing achievement of boys of low socioeconomic backgrounds. It is important that policy-makers consider the question of “which boys,” as the writing achievement gap isCited by: 8.

  A revised edition of the bestselling and practical guide to the issues parents face in raising sons--including sex, violence, homework, sports, the Internet, and more--and how to best aid boys' development from birth to manhood. Raising a happy, loving, responsible boy in /5(71). Raising boys’ achievements in writing (). Based on the work of Bearne (), the A more detailed explanation of the nature and importance of ‘book-talk’ is given by Pie Corbett on DVD 1, where examples of ‘book-talk’ in the classroom can also be found.

Raising boys' achievement. and indeed may have been detrimental to boys’ achievements in science subjects. middle-school writing teachers thought about struggling student writers and. on story writing, not giving boys ownership of their writing, a discrepancy between boys’ reading preferences and writing topics, using ‘counting down’ time strategies and a dislike by boys of drafting and figurative language. The following strategies for raising boys’ performance have been identified (Daly, ; Ofsted, b): xFile Size: 1MB.


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Literacy, 38(3) pp. – Full text available as. Gateway to writing – Boys and writing Boys and writing Introduction Concerns about the gap between boys’ and girls’ achievement in writing are not new.

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