Can brain-based learning difference explain why British and Irish boys are lagging in school? Yes, reply those behind Brainsex Matters. Therefore, schools need to tailor their learning around those differences.
In years to come we’ll discover whether brain-based learning techniques are an important breakthrough in schooling -- or the most useless fad since open classrooms. To date, I don’t think we know.
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