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Teaching Middle School Girls — A National Study

August 18, 2015

Independent School Magazine recently published some initial discoveries from a national study focused on Teaching Middle School Girls More Effectively.  Page 5 - option 2

Researchers Shannon H. Andrus, Peter J. Kuriloff, and Charlotte E. Jacobs completed the study, and their summary of findings offer a number of interesting insights for teachers and parents of middle school girls (and boys!).

“For girls, the most significant characteristics of engaging lessons are that they be clear, well organized, relevant, and collaborative,” they write. “Within a learning environment that exhibits those qualities, girls respond well to having opportunities to participate in class discussions, engage in hands-on learning, complete (often in groups) multi-modal projects, be creative, and participate in out-of-class experiences.”

Read the entire article.

Cannon School is a Jrk – Grade 12 independent school in Concord, NC.

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