Teachers and parents are unaware, but there is a lot of gender bias going on in today's classrooms. Girls are being neglected in mathematics and science, and boys are being neglected in the arts and English. The following paper lists some reasons why single sex classrooms might be beneficial to today's youth. School administrators should look into the findings and research. With this information, they should at least try single sex classrooms.
Op-Ed: What’s wrong with single-sex schools? A lot.
The Never-Ending Controversy Over All-Girls Education - The Atlantic
Prof Diane Halpern tells Australian Psychological Society that separating boys and girls at school could foster sexism. Diane Halpern, a past president of the American Psychological Association, said the basis for single-sex education needed to be re-examined when there was no research to show that boys and girls learn differently. The psychology professor at Claremont McKenna College in California has specialised in sex, gender and cognition for 30 years, and addressed the Australian Psychological Society congress on Wednesday morning. Halpern pointed to a meta-analysis of studies , representing the testing of 1.
Why single-sex schools are bad for your health (if you're a boy)
Are you wondering about whether to send your children to single sex schools? Will they miss out by not having a mixed-gender education, or will they do better? There are a number of strong opinions on either side of the debate on which type of education is better.
Single-sex education , also known as single-gender education and gender-isolated education , is the practice of conducting education with male and female students attending separate classes, perhaps in separate buildings or schools. The practice of single-sex schooling was common before the 20th century, particularly in secondary and higher education. Single-sex education in many cultures is advocated on the basis of tradition as well as religion, and is practiced in many parts of the world.