Education

Gender Matters

September 20, 2006 1 min read

A new study finds that a teacher’s gender has a significant effect on students’ academic performance, perhaps contributing to national achievement gaps between boys and girls.

What’s your view? Do boys learn less effectively from female teachers? If so, why? What strategies can teachers use to negate possible learning issues relating to gender dynamics in the classroom?

A version of this news article first appeared in the Teacher Talkback blog.