Others say it actually plays into gender stereotyping. Think of all the other things that benefits of having same sex schools in Toronto different out in the world. Dona Matthews, an educational psychologist at the University of Toronto, says girls do well in same-sex schooling, especially in math and sciences, where they tend to lack confidence around boys.
Socializing with someone from the opposite sex is very different from working with someone from the opposite sex. Principal Wayne Commeford saw a school full of students who didn't believe they could succeed and couldn't break out of their own self-styled stereotypes. In Klara Bourne's English class this week, the book being tackled was Animal Farm,George Orwell's fable about the failings of communism.
Leonard Sax, a psychologist near Washington, D.
And the boys don't need to posture in the classroom any more. The result? If you want to write a letter to the editor, please forward to letters globeandmail. Read our community guidelines here. Ottawa's Ashbury College was originally all boys before the senior school became co-ed in There was definitely a difference in the maturity level between the girls in my class and the boys from my old school.
This is effective in increasing boys' engagement with the class material and their work ethic. He also believes that boys and girls in single-gender schools are able to be more themselves. For help and assistance with your child's education, check out our range of local tutors.
Depending on your local options, and whether you are prepared to re-locate, or consider the boarding school route, it is surely better to send your child to a really good school rather than an average one, whether single sex or co-ed.
Despite the fact that over books and articles on male victims have been published in the last 25 to 30 years, boys and teen males remain on the periphery of the discourse on child abuse. It's a crisis of mental health. Havergal's entire education system is based on how girls learn best, from the way the classrooms are set up to their fitness facility, designed for the female body.
All of this is an aid to learning.