Boys Will Be Boys: How You Can Keep Them Reading and Writing
This presentation will examine some of the trends in the literacy development of boys and will address some of the concerns that have been raised about the gap between boys and girls on reading and writing performance assessments. Bryan will provide some reflections on his work with boys in intermediate classes and offer some suggestions to help enhance teachers’ abilities to implement curriculum that supports the unique learning needs of boys.
Target Audience Middle/Junior (e.g. 6-8, etc.)
Language of Instruction English
Sponsoring PSA Middle Years and Provincial Intermediate Teachers' Association (myPITA)
Bryan Gidinski is a Teacher at Chaffey-Burke Elementary School, SD41 Burnaby.