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Chapter 10: Gendered Education: Teaching Boys and Girls Together
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Until recently, the only time I had taught boys and girls together was in summer school classes, which were for those who needed help in acquiring study skills and which were composed of almost all boys with an occasional girl. However, I now teach Introductory Psychology in my local high school. Having a coed class of very capable juniors and seniors has been eye-opening for me. When I teach neuroscience, I use a great many images because it is usually difficult for most students to grasp how nerves send signals. It is my belief that this is one place ...