The Single Sex Schooling History Essay

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Single Sex Schooling History

In the six grade my school decided that they wanted to try something new for the students and the school. They felt that if the made our classes single sexed that we would learn better. In this paper I will be speaking on the pros and cons of attending a single sexed school. These classes were but in place so that we could focus better. It is said that when the two sexes are placed together they tend to distract each other. In a room full of girls there is a lot of competition. In this class we all kept each other on our toes trying to outdo each other. In the boys classes there were many problems fights, horseplay, misbehavior, etc. in the girls class there was a lot of female drama as you can see placing young children in this predicament has its ups and downs.
Pros and Cons of Single-Sex Education
Pro Con
Mixed genders can be a distraction. Studies are inconclusive about how helpful separating genders is.
Single-sex schools break down stereotypes. Eventually, it could be hard for students to assimilate into "mixed gender" society.
Teachers can employ instruction techniques geared toward specific genders. Many teachers may not have the training to employ gender-specific teaching techniques.
Girls mature faster, so potentially boys won 't hold them back. Boys mature slower, so potentially girls won 't positively influence them.
According to the chart above these are few of the pros and cons that come with the debate of co-ed…

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