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Same sex classrooms

  1. 1. Same-Sex Classrooms<br />
  2. 2. Research Topic<br />Vs.<br />
  3. 3. Whether SAME SEX classrooms are more beneficial than CO-ED classrooms.<br />We must find a way to evolve so our students can have improved academic performance, increased test scores and become overall successful while maintaining social skills. <br />
  4. 4. Introducing the Goal<br />The purpose of my research is to discover the advantages and benefits of single sex classrooms. <br />
  5. 5. Same-Sex Classrooms<br />What are Same-Sex Classrooms?<br />Same-Sex classrooms is a gender based setup which divides the boys from girls in academic classes.<br />
  6. 6. Topics of Interest<br />Pros & Cons<br />Teaching<br />Learning<br />Self-Esteem<br />
  7. 7. Pros & Cons<br />Pros<br />Academic achievement increases<br />Teachers can spend extra time on subjects geared towards gender<br />Classes can be differentiated by gender<br />Cons<br />Social skills between genders<br />Some feel it is discrimination<br />Not all studies show academic improvement<br />Some praise the project and others express concerns and even condemn the action.<br />
  8. 8. Teaching<br />Increases classroom management<br />Improved test scores<br /> Catered to gender specific needs<br />Different learning styles geared towards gender<br />Mixed Gender or Same Sex Classrooms?<br />
  9. 9. Learning<br />Improved discipline<br />Less distraction<br />Higher attendance rate<br />Increased test scores<br />Higher degree of focus<br />Studies show girls do better in math, science and information technology when isolated from boys; boys improve in music, art and foreign languages.<br />
  10. 10. Self-Esteem<br />Improve their leadership and conflict-resolution skills<br />Less bullying & showing off<br />Less worry about opposite sex and what they think about them<br />Surprising Facts<br />
  11. 11. Student Reflections<br />Josh Williams,12, said, "It's good because when classes are mixed boys try to flirt with girls and that messes up the class and disturbs the classroom.”<br />“I think they did it for a good reason because it’s hard to function with boys in class,” 12-year-old Genesia Harvey said.<br />
  12. 12. Statistical Analysis<br />On the FCAT (Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test), here were the results: <br />
  13. 13. Significance of the Study<br />My research is important because as an educator I want to find the best way to educate my students. <br />This research would be important for our students, faculty and parents. <br />This study will benefit our educational system as a whole, as well as, our students. <br />
  14. 14. Potential Compromises <br />Many parents and schools are worried about the social aspects of a single sex classroom. Some different options are:<br />Single sex classes for only core subjects<br />Co-ed P.E., lunch and other electives<br />Keep co-ed field trips and assemblies<br />
  15. 15. Conclusion<br />Single sex classrooms are becoming more popular today due to:<br />Increased test scores<br />Better behavior <br />Higher self-esteem<br />Better classroom management<br />From my research and discovery I believe that single sex classrooms would engage students and promote success if it were utilized effectively. <br />
  16. 16. Bibliography<br />Cook, J. (2008 , August 14) Gender-based classrooms may be helping test scores, discipline. Retrieved from<br />Kawawada, K. (2009, April 13) Gender Based Classroom. Retrieved from<br />NASSPE. Single-Sex vs. Coed: The Evidence. Retrieved from<br />Pytel, B. (2008, November 27) Pros and Cons of Same-Sex Classrooms. Retrieved from<br />
  17. 17. Bibliography Continued<br />Rome Reports. (2009, April 28) Mixed Gender or Same Sex classrooms? Available from<br />Pictures<br />**http%3a//<br /><br /><br />