Katharine Covino

Boys Left Behind: A Look at Boys’ Struggles in Literacy Classrooms and Suggestions for Reform

DSC_0707 Katharine Covino
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Katharine Covino is a doctoral student in Language Arts and Literacy at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. In her paper “Boys Left Behind: A Look at Boys’ Struggles in Literacy Classrooms and Suggestions for Reform” she discusses how efforts to support female students may have left some male students to struggle in school. In this paper she discusses forces at work in today’s schools that are leaving boys behind, and explores ways in which educators can establish gender-equitable literacy classrooms, in which all children can grow and thrive.

Read the full paper here.

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