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Title:
Jump-starting boys : help your reluctant learner find success in school and life
Author:
Withers, Pam.
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Publication Information:
Berkeley, California : Viva Editions, [2013]
Physical Description:
xx, 285 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Who's underachieving now? Yes, boys. Who says and why? -- The literacy link: why reading and writing skills are key -- Math, science, and underachievement: making the difference -- What holds smart kids back? Physical issues -- Dads and other alpha males: the role model factor at home -- School shortcomings: what parents can do -- Wise guys: the importance of mentors -- Real boys read: what and how do they want to read? -- Real boys write: making it happen, making it fun and effective -- Real boys talk: winning with words -- School's out: transitions to adulthood.
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ISBN:
9781936740390
Format :
Book