For years, educators have been concerned about the success of boys in the classroom. They have continued to address problems which may affect how boys read, interpret and make meaning from a text, as well as the problem of most concern, simply getting the boys to read more frequently. Nonetheless there is a gap between boys and girls when it comes to literacy, with boys falling behind the girls level of achievement (OECD/PISA 2002). This annotated bibliography looks at possible reasons why boys are lagging behind, why it is a concern, and also how educators believe this problem can be dealt with.
1.1 Male Mentors
1.2 Getting Boys to Respond
1.31 Three Approaches to Familly Literacy
1.4 Future Implications for Boys' Literacy
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