Bad Boys and Good Girls? Patterns of Interaction and Response in Whole Class Teaching

@inproceedings{Myhill2002BadBA,
  title={Bad Boys and Good Girls? Patterns of Interaction and Response in Whole Class Teaching},
  author={Debra Myhill},
  year={2002}
}
The article describes the findings of a cross-phase study into boys' underachievement which investigated patterns of classroom interaction by boys and girls. The data illustrate how underachievers, of either gender, are the least likely group to be participating positively in the classroom and most likely to be engaged in off-task interactions. The underachieving boys' reluctance to participate emerges in year 1, but by year 4 the underachieving girl is behaving in the same way. To a lesser… CONTINUE READING

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