Girls' and Boys' Brains

For decades, researchers believed that differences between boys and girls stemmed primarily from socialization – there weren’t any significant physical or biological differences that affected when or how children developed skills.

Parents raising children of both sexes, however, had anecdotal experiences quite the contrary and recent research, including brain-imaging technology, supports these observations. David Walsh, Ph.D., author of Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids, discussed some of these differences in an Expert Q&A and offers advice on how to avoid gender bias. Click here to read more.

What is the
Learning Triangle? 

Use this simple three-step process at home or in an educational setting.

View: TV

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Do: Activities

Transform educational ideas into concrete, hands-on experiences for children.

Read: Books

Make connections between what you view and what you read.
 

Resources

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