A new program aiming to improve literacy among boys by engaging them in topics they find interesting is currently being rolled out in schools across Queensland. Called Literacy for Boys, the program focuses on topics including dangerous animals, extreme sports ...More »
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Are dangerous animals, extreme sports and adventure stories the way to pique boys’ literacy interest?
It's a stereotype that has been in existence for decades, if not centuries, now: boys enjoy figuring out how things work, assembling them, and playing sports and the like, while girls seek solace in language and the ability to communicate ...More »