Differentiated Learning Effects On Gender
When a couple becomes aware that they are waiting for a baby, they anticipate whether it is a boy or a girl. Because baby 's gender will determine a lot of things, such as what color to paint baby 's room, what kind of toys, and what color clothes to buy. After the newborn comes into the world, his or her gender plays an even more important role. Parents start to learn that boys love action, and are less fearful, while girls thrive on communicating and are good with their hands. Consequently, gender, also, influences the way parents treat their children. For example, fathers are less likely to show warmth to their sons compared with their daughters. Both parents tend to be more overprotective of their daughters compared with their sons. When children start school, boys and girls go to the same class and start to get the same education. Why is it not taken into account, that those little people perceive the world and influence on it very differently? Differentiated learning brings a lot of positive effects for both genders.
Single sex education have a lot of benefits. First of all, it brings an …show more content…
To the whole picture, we have to look at both pros and cons. What are the possible disadvantages of a single-sex education? Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett looked into that question. They stress the individuality of each child and the specialness of his or her talents and desires. They state that "girls and boys meet different stimuli and experiences, yet encouraging children to venture outside their comfort zones helps them realize a multifaceted character". Of course, genders are different, but when it comes to the way boys and girls learn and the subjects they are good at, "sweeping statements about innate gender differences don 't hold up. Human beings have multiple intelligences that defy simple gender