For Parents of Boys

Instructor: Draves

Boys learn differently than girls, get worse grades than girls, and face certain challenges in school. Find out how you can help your son succeed more in school.

Discover why males do 30% less school work than females, fidget more, like new and hard challenges, and more. Then take home 9 tips for helping your boy learn and succeed more in school. You’ll also find out something new about how you learn. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. eBook included.

One-month course.

Instructor Bio: William A. Draves is a parent and has mentored a number of boys while they were in school. He has studied the issue of boys in school for twenty years and is a co-author of the book, “Smart Boys, Bad Grades: Gender Inequality and STEM in Education.” He also teaches teachers all over Canada and the United States as part of the graduate program in the School of Education at the University of South Dakota.
  • Date(s): 2/4-3/1
  • Location: Online
  • Sessions: 1 month
  • Fees: $95
  • Register By: February 8
  • Course Code: 961501

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