How to make classrooms more gender-neutral

09/4/2008 | Teacher Magazine (free registration)

Teachers who always call on the loudest students may unintentionally leave out girls and quieter boys, writes former special educator Laura Reasoner Jones, who is now a northern Virginia educational-technology specialist. Waiting a few seconds before calling on students also helps English-language learners process the question more effectively, she says. She also says videotaping oneself to look for problem areas can also be effective.

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