Behind the screaming headlines, she talks a lot of sense.
In a hugely informative and interesting book packed with readable research, Palmer suggests how we can raise balanced, bright boys. Each chapter ends with practical suggestions for how this might be achieved
A very well researched book with plenty of pretty inarguable evidence... The ever-practical Ms Palmer provides pages of "what we can do" suggestions at the end of each chapter, including specific ideas for teachers
Palmer (who has) more than 30 years' teaching experience under her belt, is a woman on a mission.
Based on the latest research from around the world, 21st Century Boys provides parents and teachers with a clear pathway to bringing up boys.
invaluable advice on opening up conversations about school or anything else, and helping children talk through problems
Practical advice for parents is evident in each chapter and offered in a very non-patronizing "common sense" style.
One of the pleasures of reviewing books for The Teacher is to find a book that makes you think about the way you approach teaching - 21st Century Boys is such a book
I suggest you go out and buy 21st Century Boys and read it for yourself, and I wager that you'll not have bought a more important or treasured book in a long time