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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The connections between gender and learning abilities
The gap between boys' and girls' learning differences can be both biological and sociological. Educators are trying to figure out a way to focus in on how boys and girls learn differently and how best to assure both genders are successful in each area of study. The differences in how boys and girls learn isn't exclusive to the United States. Studies done by Stephen Gorard, an education professor at the University of York in England, show that 22 different countries surveyed have had similar results as the U.S.