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The Trouble with Boys Chapter 9 Notes from the Front: The Wilmette Solution

1.       What conclusions from the Wilmette task force did you find surprising, if any? 2.       What do you think about the changes the ad…

Started by Lisa Litz-Neavear

3 Mar 30, 2010
Reply by Joan Timmons

The Trouble With Boys Chapter 8 Pay Attention

What has been your professional (or personal) experience with medication and ADHD? What are your feelings about medicating children?

Started by Lisa Litz-Neavear

1 Mar 30, 2010
Reply by Kathleen Zinski

The Trouble with Boys Chapter 6 Kindergarten; the New First Grade

What was your reaction to the title of this chapter? How would you respond to the principal’s assertion that testing does not measure dil…

Started by Lisa Litz-Neavear

17 Mar 24, 2010
Reply by Marcy Prager

Chapter 9 Play: The Crucible of Learning

This book has been great for us because we have always known the importance of play and  how  it is the most sacred part of the kindergarte…

Started by Janine Ragan

6 Mar 22, 2010

The Trouble with Boys Chapter 5: Notes from the Front; Fixing the School, Not the Boy

What do you think of Horn’s philosophy? How did you react when you read that all 50 of her referrals had been boys?

Started by Lisa Litz-Neavear

5 Mar 20, 2010
Reply by Lisa Litz-Neavear

The Trouble with Boys Chapter 4: Preschool Blues

Chapter 4 Questions: 1.       After reading this chapter, what do you think should be done about public preschool? 2.       How do the diff…

Started by Lisa Litz-Neavear

6 Mar 17, 2010
Reply by Kathleen Zinski

The Trouble with Boys Chapter 3: The Doubters

Chapter 3 Questions: 1.       Which is greater: cultural and political changes affecting education or educational changes causing cultural…

Started by Lisa Litz-Neavear

7 Mar 16, 2010
Reply by Kathleen Zinski

Chapter 8- Einstein Never Used Flashlights

This chapter really highlights what is important in early childhood education. On page 183 the authors state that "Social intelligence does…


4 Mar 15, 2010
Reply by Jane Leonardo

Chapter 7: Who Am I

I think the authors have some really great insights in this chapter. All of you who teach 4 to 6 year olds, know how difficult it can be wh…

Started by Susan Dugan

9 Mar 15, 2010
Reply by Jane Leonardo

The Trouble With Boys, Ch. 2 The Scope of the Problem

We had two great in-person groups with the discussions covering the wide range of concerns this book's topic addresses.  Everyone seems to…

Started by Lisa Litz-Neavear

4 Mar 14, 2010
Reply by Lisa Litz-Neavear



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