Engaging Boy Writers
One live session
Duration: 90 minutes
(participants will receive a certificate of participation at the end of the workshop)
March 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
Thailand 9.00 am|Singapore 10.00 am| Sydney 1.00 pm
USD 75 per participant
Group of 5 or more
USD 60 per participant
"Data shows that boy writers lag girl writers by a significant margin. We need to better engage boy writers."
Ralph Fletcher has written many books on the teaching of writing including "Boy Writers: Reclaiming Their Voices (Stenhouse)". His young adult novel Uncle Daddy won a Christopher Medal in the Books for Young People, ages 10–12 category in 2002.
Fig Pudding, a young adult chapter book by Fletcher, was recommended as one of the ten best books of 1995 by the American Library Association. Fletcher's poetry book I Am Wings was chosen by School Library Journal as one of their best books of 1994.
Who Should Attend
Knowledge & Skills
Why do boys struggle with writing?
What unique skills do boy writers have...and what special challenges?
How can we widen the circle to make our writing classrooms boy-friendlier?
Humor in writing
Violence in writing
Girls read and write better than boys, finds study
It’s My Write: Girls More Fluent, Thoughtful in Writing Process than Boys on Essay Tests