What Boys Need is parent ed topic on Wed., March 2
Is America experiencing a “boy crisis?” Whether it’s a full-blown crisis or not, there is no doubt that boys are falling behind girls in school. Dr. Jerry Shapiro explores the subject on Wednesday, March 2 from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m in the Encinal School Multipurpose Room. He will discuss:
- How to talk to boys so they will will listen
- How to provide more boy-centered learning experiences
- How to avoid gender stereotyping
- How boys learn best
- Myths of boyhood
Dr. Shapiro has been working with parents and families for four decades. He is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Professor of Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University. He is the author of nine books, including The Measure of a Man: Becoming the Father You Wish Your Father Had Been. He has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show and the CBS Morning Show.