Presentations

2015

  • Parent’s Union, NYC: presentation to parents
  • Merchant Taylor’s Boys’ School, Liverpool, UK: staff development and parent presentation
  • Merchant Taylor’s Girls’ School, Liverpool, UK: staff development and parent presentation
  • Parent talk, Oporto, Portugal
  • Parent talk, Lisbon, Portugal
  • The Cedars Boys’ School, London, UK: staff development and parent presentation
  • Harrow School for Boys, London, UK: staff development and parent presentation
  • Notre Dame School for Girls – Cobham, Surrey, UK: staff development and parent presentation
  • Warwick Boys’ School, Warwick, UK: staff development and parent presentation
  • Newcastle Boys’ School, Newcastle, UK: staff development and parent presentation
  • What Works with Boys, Boys’ Latin School, Baltimore, MD
  • What Works with Boys: Strategies for Home and Classroom, Northern Virginia Council for Gifted and Talented Education, Lord Fairfax Community College

2014

  • Damien High School, La Verne, CA: professional staff development
  • ALCED, Guadalajara, Mexico: professional staff development
  • National GIrls’ Schools Coalition and Young Women’s Leadership Network, Philadelphia, PA: session speaker
  •  ASCD, Los Angeles, CA: session speaker
  • NCTM, New Orleans, LA: session speaker
  • Bradfield College, Bradfield, UK: professional staff development
  • Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy, Dallas, TX: session speaker
  • Institute for the Study of Instructional Strategies (ISIS), Converse College, Spartanburg, SC: session speaker

2013

  • Sterling Hall School, Toronto, Canada: professional staff development
  • Ontario Independent Schools Curriculum Leaders, Toronto, Canada
  • Eaton House Boys School, London, UK: professional staff development & parents’ meeting
  • European Association Single Sex Education, Annual Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal: keynote speaker
  • International Boys’ Schools Coalition, Richmond, VA: pre-conference session & annual meeting
  • Marshall University, WV: Science for Special Education teachers
  • National Association of Middle School Principals, Atlantic City, NJ: The Case for Single-Gender Education
  • Wiley Elementary School, Greensboro, NC: Professional staff development
  • NSTA regional conference, Charlotte, NC: with Lori Howard, Science for the Inclusion Classroom
  • Landon School, Bethesda, MD: professional staff development
  • International School of Geneva, Switzerland: professional staff development
  • Northcote Lodge School for Boys, London: professional staff development
  • Young Women’s Leadership Network, New York, NY: session speaker
  • National Science Teachers Association, regional conference, Charlotte, NC: session speaker
  • Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, Princeton, NJ: professional staff development

2012

  • Sir John Lougheed School, All Boys Alternative Program, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Longfellow Middle School, Falls Church, VA
  • Schools of the Sacred Heart, Single Gender Conference, St. Louis, MO
  • National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, ID
  • Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color, Annual Gathering, Durham, NC
  • Educating Women: The Formative Decade, 14-24, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
  • International Boys’ Schools Coalition Annual Meeting, Scotch College, Melbourne, Australia
  • Loreto Kiribilli Girl’s School, Sydney, Australia
  • St. Paul’s School, Brisbane, Australia
  • Domremy Girls’ School, Conference on Math and Science, Sydney, Australia
  • Hjalli Schools, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • National Association of Single-Sex Public Education, Annual Meeting, Houston, TX
  • Learning Forward Annual Conference, Boston, MA

2011

  • Virginia Association of Independent Schools, Charlottesville, VA:  Professional development on the use of gendered education in coed schools
  • Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield, Yorkshire, UK; Merchant Taylors, Liverpool, UK; Castleknock School, Dublin, Ireland; Sherborne School, Sherborne, UK; Sir John Hampden Grammar School, High Wycombe, UK; Aldwickbury School for Boys, UK; Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh, Scotland: a series of school visits for academic staff professional development & presentations to parents
  • St. Paul’s School for Girls, Baltimore, MD: academic staff professional development and parent presentations
  • ASCD annual conference, San Francisco, CA: Ticketed presentation – Gendered Education: How to teach girls and boys effectively in the same classroom (click here to download PDF of slides)
  • Mother McAuley High School for Girls, Chicago, IL: Academic staff professional development
  • Agnes Irwin School for Girls, Philadelphia, PA: Academic staff professional development and parent presentation
  • International Boys School Coalition, Richmond VA: Teaching Boys: A conference for teachers new to boys schools (co-presenter with Michael Thompson, author of Raising Cain)
  • Notre Dame des Victoires, San Francisco, CA:  Professional development in gendered education, and a presentation for parents
  • Windward School District, Oahu, HI:  Professional development in gendered education for administration and faculty, and a presentation for parents
  • International Boys’ Schools Coalition annual conference,  City of London School for Boys, London, UK: Pre-conference workshop based on Active Lessons for Active Brains, a presentation on How Boys’ Schools Deal with the Atypical Boy
  • Presentation to parents on gender-based learning, Woerner Elementary School, St. Louis, MO

2010

  • National Science Teachers Association annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA: paper presentation – Involving Girls in Science: Academic Strategies and Neurocognitive Gender Differences
  • ProVision, Inc, Houston, TX, conference on teaching boys, keynote speaker: Teaching the male brain
  • Focus on Boys’ Education, London, Keynote speaker: The Purpose of Boys’ Schools

2009

  • IBSC Hong Kong Conference, Keynote speaker: The science of teaching boys and Working with boys in the classroom
  • Council for Exceptional Children annual meeting, Seattle, WA – poster: Gender based learning in the classroom: is there evidence of efficacy? Co-authors: Lori Howard, David Chadwell

2008

  • University of Wisconsin, Boys and Girls at Risk Conference – Paper presentations:  Teaching the Female Brain: Girls Excelling at Math and Science and Teaching the Male Brain
  • International Boys’ Schools Coalition, annual meeting – Paper presentations:  Boys and risky behavior: why do they do it and what can we do to help? And Inquiring boys: using brain based strategies to develop learning skills.  Preconference workshop:  Teaching the male brain
  • South Carolina, Greenville, Columbia, Charleston:  Professional day training for teachers in state single gender schools on theory, techniques, and strategies for teaching boys
  • American Mathematical Assocation of Two Year Colleges annual meeting, Washington, DC – Paper presentation, Gender differences and teaching math to girls

2007

  • South African Principals’ Association annual meeting, Cape Town, South Africa – keynote speech – Gendered Education and Brain-based Learning
  • International Boys’ School Coalition, annual meeting – Paper presentations:  Teaching the Male Brain, Wake ‘em up in Math Class, and How to Get Boys to Want to Read
  • International Congress on Single-Sex Education, Barcelona, Spain – keynote speech – Neurobiology and Learning Styles

2006

  • National Association for Single Sex Public Education, regional meetings, Columbia, SC; Philadelphia, PA; Chicago, IL
  • Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario Residential Schools Conference – Keynote speaker: Girls’ Tears and Boys’ Fights: Techniques in Gendered Communication
  • International Boys’ Schools Coalition, annual meeting – Paper presentation: Gender Differences and the Brain: Classroom Applications for Middle School and Studying is More than Just Reading a Book:  How to Help Boys Learn to Learn
  • Western Kentucky University: Green River Educational Cooperative Secondary Schools Symposium – Keynote speech – Cognitive Gender Differences and the Classroom
  • American Educational Research Association annual meeting – Paper presentation: Same Sex Programs for Learning Disabled Students: Attitudes of Parents and Students
  • Virginia Mathematics Association for Two Year Colleges – Keynote speech – How Gender Differences Affect the Teaching of Mathematics

2005

  • National Association of Single Sex Public Education annual meeting – Two paper presentations:  Basic Skills Class in a Single Sex Environment and Escaping Stereotypes
  • International Boys’ Schools Coalition, annual meeting – Paper presentation:  Gender differences and the brain: classroom applications
  • American Educational Research Association annual meeting – Paper presentation: Same sex education programs and the learning disabled – a pilot program

2004

  • International Boys’ Schools Coalition, annual meeting – Paper presentation: Disabled, Disinterested, or Both: How to teach both in one classroom
  • American Educational Research Association annual meeting – Paper presentation: A comparison of boys’ schools in the United States, England, and Australia,
  • And with Lori Howard – Paper presentation: Teacher recruitment in private schools: Can summer internships help?

2003

  • International Boys’ Schools Coalition, annual meeting – Paper presentation:  Educating the Whole Classroom
  • National Association of Independent Schools Annual Meeting – Workshop:  Exploration of Learning Styles: How to Reach the Whole Classroom.

2002

  • International Boys’ Schools Coalition, annual meeting – Paper presentation:  Escaping Stereotypes: Educational attitudes of male alumni of single-sex and coed schools
  • American Cancer Society, Virginia Chapter Annual Meeting – Presentation of data: Educational Sequelae of Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients.

2001

  • American Psychological Association Annual Convention – Poster presentation: The Lost Art of Educating Boys, Division 51.

1995

  • American Psychological Association Annual Convention – Roundtable discussion, What Works in Teaching Psychology, Division 2 – Teachers of Psychology in the Secondary Schools Affiliate

1994

  • American Psychological Association Annual Convention – Roundtable discussion, What Works in Teaching Psychology, Division 2 – Teachers of Psychology in the Secondary Schools Affiliate
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