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Teaching the Male Brain - How Boys Think, Feel, and Learn in School

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Abigail Norfleet James

- Consultant
- University of Virginia
Abigail Norfleet James taught for many years in single-sex schools and consults on the subject of gendered teaching to school systems, colleges, and universities. Her area of expertise is developmental and educational psychology as applied to the gendered classroom. Prior to obtaining her doctorate from the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, she taught general science, biology, and psychology in both boys’ and girls’ schools.

Her previous publications include reports of research comparing the educational attitudes of male graduates of coed schools and single-sex schools, research describing the effects of gendered basic skills instruction, and a report of academic achievement of students in single gender programs. In addition, she has written on differentiated instruction at the elementary school level. She has presented workshops and papers at many educational conferences and works with teachers and parent groups in interpreting the world of gendered education.

Her professional affiliations include the American Educational Research Association, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color, the Gender and Education Association, the International Boys’ Schools Coalition, and the National Association for Single-Sex Public Education (Advisory Board Member).
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Teaching the Male Brain

How Boys Think, Feel, and Learn in School, Second Edition
Paperback 03-10-2015 $39.95
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Electronic Version 03-10-2015 $39.95
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Active Lessons for Active Brains

Teaching Boys and Other Experiential Learners, Grades 3–10
Paperback 03-14-2011 $36.95
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Teaching the Female Brain

How Girls Learn Math and Science
Paperback 07-01-2009 $36.95
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Electronic Version 06-30-2009 $36.95
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