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Where the Boys Are Version 2.0


Event Description

This training explores the possibility that boys have different needs in the classroom than girls.  Many of those differences can be related to the way that the different genders are socialized, as well as, differences in brain structure.  Based on these differences and the fact that boys seem to be falling behind girls, academically, teachers are asked to examine current teaching methods and explore new methods that might be more engaging to males.


Sessions / Training Location Info


Session Being Hosted At:
Kingston Center - 3226 Kingston Ave. Grove City 43123 Franklin (directions)

Instructor(s)

Lynn Belhorn

Event Information

Contact Hours 3.00
Training approved for OA-L2
Registration deadline Aug 12, 2019
Number of open seats 11
Event Owner Lynn McCasland
Sponsor Phone (614) 769-3090

Topic Areas

Target Audience Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs,Program Administrator,Family Child Care,Parents/guardians
Age Groups related to content Infants,Toddlers,Preschoolers,Schoolagers,Young Adult
Core Knowledge Area N/A
Child Development Associate Area To support social and emotional development and to provide positive guidance
Early Learning and Development Standards Social-Emotional Development
Approaches Toward Learning
Assessment Type None

Objectives

Objective:

Participants will be able to design boy friendly learning activities for their classroom as evidenced by completion and explanation of final training activity.

 
Core Knowledge Document: CKC Field Guide for Social and Emotional Development
 
Area: Child Growth and Development
 
Subgroup: Appropriate Environments
 
Competency: 2.2 Enhances and adapts environments and experiences based on the needs of individual children, including children with special developmental, learning and/or emotional needs.
Objective:

Participants will be able to verbalize three ways in which brain structure differs between males and females.

 
Core Knowledge Document: CKC Field Guide for Social and Emotional Development
 
Area: Child Growth and Development
 
Subgroup: Developmental Process
 
Competency: 2.2 Identifies children's differing developmental needs and implements responsive strategies.
Objective:

Participants will understand and verbalize the concept of socialization and how that impacts male and female expectations of behavior.

 
Core Knowledge Document: CKC Field Guide for Social and Emotional Development
 
Area: Learning Environments and Experiences
 
Subgroup: Interactions and Relationships
 
Competency: 2.4 Provides activities and environments that promote appropriate behaviors and teaches behaviors and social skills as needed.

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