All About Boys with David Thomas: Boys and School

In this episode, David talks about the mind of boys and how they learn. He discusses the role of the brain, barriers to learning, and ideas for supporting boys as students. He discusses the five ways boys learn, and five ideas parents and educators could implement easily to allow boys to feel more competent and capable in any learning environment.

Show Notes:

Five Ways to Help Boys Become Better Learners:

  • Creating an adequate physical space to move around in while learning
  • The Four S’s: Short lessons, smaller units, stand and stretch often
  • Different modalities to help make connections
  • Service learning
  • Social and emotional learning


Are My Kids on Track?

Producer: Emily Heide