PRACTICE GUIDE: SUPPORTING BOYS
Advice, information and ideas for supporting boys to become confident and competent learners.
An inspiring male role model, in the form of artist Fabric Lenny, has been encouraging creative mark-making alongside improved communication and collaboration. Helen...
If boys use the home corner less than girls, it may be wise to broaden your resources, says Anne O'Connor.
Early years practitioners were amazed at the success of boys' writing projects that started from their observations. Julie Cigman reports.
Young boys seem to have a natural urge to wrestle with each other, so what stance should childcarers take? asks Annette Rawstrone.
Play with small, fantasy figurines is an ideal way to address language impoverishment and help to meet the aims of the 'Every Child a Talker' project, says Michael...
Young children are helped to become confident writers in a project described by Michael Jones.
Block play allows a child to mix creativity with mathematical problem-solving, says Anne O'Connor.
Do boys need different language learning opportunities from girls? Opal Dunn explains why they do and what activities you can offer
Girls consistently achieve better than the boys, but research suggests that the way to male attainment is to send them outdoors, says Sarah Ghahremani.
Should boys and girls be treated differently in the early years? Annette Rawstrone spoke to a group of nursery school practitioners.
Share the benefits of block play with parents, as this nursery showed Jean Evans.
The Parents as Partners in Early Learning project in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets concentrated on boys' development. Lesley Staggs describes the team's achievement....