Gender Style Education
Boys and Girls Learn Differently
Our method of attention to the whole person is further enriched by a gender specific approach to education. From learning styles to very divergent ways of seeing and hearing the world around them, there are fundamental differences between boys and girls.
Clear Water Academy students receive the academic advantages of gender style instruction while still having co-ed social opportunities. Our students in Grades 4 though 9 are taught in gender style classes in a coed environment.
Here are some great links to websites which talk about Gender Style Education, and why it is important. Click on the links to go to the webpage.
Dr. Lenard Sax MD PhD: Dr. Lenard is an American psychologist and family physician. He is best known as the author of three books for parents: Why Gender Matters, Boys Adriftand Girls on the Edge. He is also founder and executive director of the National Association for Single Sex Public Education.
Michael Gurian: The Gurian Institute, which he co-founded, conducts research internationally, launches pilot programs and trains professionals. Michael has been called "the people's philosopher" for his ability to bring together people's ordinary lives and scientific ideas.Michael Gurian is a family therapist, corporate consultant, lecturer and the New York Times bestselling author of twenty five books published in twenty one languages.