Table of contents for The minds of boys : how to help our sons do their best in school and succeed in life / Michael Gurian and Kathy Stevens.

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@FCTX2:Introduction
@FCTX:Part One
Protecting the Minds of Boys
@FCTX2:The Current Crisis
@FCTX3:Is There Really a Crisis?
Understanding and Fixing the Crisis
The Next Step
@FCTX2:How Boys Learn
@FCTX3:A New Science
Boy Energy
The Mismatch Between Boys and Conventional Education
Confronting an Immoral Educational Myth
Ending the Myth of Gender Plasticity and Supporting the Way Boys Actually Learn
A Boy-Friendly Model for Protecting the Minds of Boys
@FCTX:Part Two
Starting Boys Out in Boy-Friendly Learning Environments
@FCTX2:Helping Boys Learn Before They Begin School
@FCTX3:Protecting the Learning Potential of a Young Brain
Building Bonding and Attachment
The Positive Legacy of Good Touch
Boys' Special Attachment Issues
Ten Attachment Techniques
The Importance of Emotion in a Boy's Early Education
The Core Philosophy of Choice Making
Promoting Verbal Development in a Young Boy
Balancing a Boy's Fine and Gross Motor Development
Calming the Hidden Stressors in a Boy's Life
@FCTX2:Effective Preschool and Early Learning Environments for Boys
@FCTX3:Providing a Boy-Friendly Learning Environment
Boys and Sensory Issues
Brain Breaks
Music and the Brain
The Outdoor Classroom
A Teacher Assessment of Your Preschool
The Actual Power of Words
@FCTX2:Removing Key Environmental Stressors from Boys' Lives
@FCTX3:Promoting Brain Health
Brain Injuries
Screen Time: TVs, Videos, Videogames, Computers
The "No TV" Option
What a Boy Eats and Drinks
The Beauty of Brain Health
@FCTX:Part Three
Teaching School Curricula in Boy-Friendly Ways
@FCTX2:Helping Boys Learn Reading, Writing, and Language Arts
What Parents Can Do
What Teachers Can Do
Do Heroes Read and Write?
@FCTX2:Helping Boys Learn Math and Science
@FCTX3:What Parents Can Do to Help Boys Learn Math and Science
What Teachers Can Do to Help Boys Learn Math and Science
The Importance of the Arts and Athletics in Academics
@FCTX2:Using Single-Gender Classrooms Effectively
@FCTX3:The Essential Search for Equality
The Case for Single-Gender Education
Bringing Single-Gender Innovations to Your School
@FCTX:Part Four
Helping Boys Who Need Extra Help
@FCTX2:A New Vision of Learning Disabilities, ADD/ADHD, and Behavioral Disorders
@FCTX3:The Inherent Fragility of the Male Brain
Changing Our Course
Getting the Right Diagnosis
Treatment
Moving to Optimism
@FCTX2:Confronting Undermotivation and Underperformance in Boys' Learning
@FCTX3:Undermotivated, Underperforming Boys
The Causes of Undermotivation and Some Cures
When Gifted Boys Are Undermotivated
Motivating Our Sons
@FCTX2:What Parents and Teachers Can Do to Motivate Boys to Learn
@FCTX3:What Parents Can Do
What Teachers Can Do
Helping Gifted Nonachievers
The Key Role of Men in Motivating Boys
Leaving No Boy Behind
@FCTX2:Helping Sensitive Boys in Our Schools
@FCTX3:Bridge Brains
Fighting Gender Stereotypes
The Emotional Lives of Sensitive Boys
What Parents Can Do to Help Sensitive Boys
What Teachers Can Do to Help Sensitive Boys
Choosing to Succeed
@FCTX2:Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Appendix
The Gurian Institute
About the Authors
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Boys -- Education.
Boys -- Psychology.
Sex differences in education.
Academic achievement.