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The Resource Rethinking single-sex teaching, Gabrielle Ivinson and Patricia Murphy, (electronic resource)

Rethinking single-sex teaching, Gabrielle Ivinson and Patricia Murphy, (electronic resource)

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Rethinking single-sex teaching
Title
Rethinking single-sex teaching
Statement of responsibility
Gabrielle Ivinson and Patricia Murphy
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Language
eng
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CaPaEBR
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Ivinson, Gabrielle
Dewey number
371.82
LC call number
LB3067.3
LC item number
.I95 2007eb
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1952-
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  • Murphy, Patricia
  • ebrary, Inc
Series statement
Educating boys, learning gender
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  • Single-sex schools
  • Sex differences in education
Summary expansion
"This is a very welcome challenge to current thinking on gender issues in present-day schooling." Gender and Education The retreat to single-sex classes in co-educational comprehensive schools in the UK reflects a long history where educational policy and practice has made explicit the belief that boys and girls are different in how they learn and what they should learn. However, there is also a common assumption that there is equality in what is made available to learn and, if there is not, then single-sex organisation achieves this. The authors challenge this opinion and offer a fresh and theoretically informed look at the debate about single-sex teaching, presenting insights from research about the intended and unintended consequences of gender division in schools. Drawing on classroom observations and in-depth interviews with teachers and students, the book illustrates the effect of single-sex classrooms on learners and on the versions of subject knowledge made available to them. In exploring the differences in teaching practices between boys' and girls' classrooms, in relation to subjects such as Science, English, Drama, and Design and Technology, the authors highlight how single-sex teaching can, inadvertently, create circumstances which limit rather than open up students' access to subject knowledge. The authors offer conceptual tools for investigating the knowledge-gender dynamic, advocating that learning will expand if teachers work with gender to help students to cross boundaries into non-traditional gender territories within subject lessons. Rethinking Single-Sex Teaching is thought-provoking reading for teachers, head teachers, academics and policy makers
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Rethinking single-sex teaching, Gabrielle Ivinson and Patricia Murphy, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [182]-193) and index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000237232
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unknown
Isbn
9780335220410
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(hbk.)
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remote
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(WaSeSS)bookssj0000237232
Label
Rethinking single-sex teaching, Gabrielle Ivinson and Patricia Murphy, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [182]-193) and index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000237232
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780335220410
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000237232

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