Talk of the Towns 11/14/08

Producer/Host: Ron Beard, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Topic: Gender Divide in Maine Schools

What do we know about how boys and girls develop and learn?  What led to the gender divide research and who was involved?  What were the results and how do these relate to significant trends?

Guests: Georgia Nigro, Bates College, Dept. of Psychology; Layne Gregory, Executive Director, Boys to Men;  Craig Kesselheim, Great Schools Partnership; Troy Wagstaff, Director of Guidance, Hampden Academy

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