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International findings suggest that boys, as a group, are falling behind girls in reading and writing and are more likely to have behavioural difficulties or drop out of school completely. This falling behind has both short-term and long-term consequences for individuals and the economy. However, as findings suggest, there appears to be more variance within groups of boys and within groups of girls, than differences between boys and girls—and caution must be taken to ensure all students have access to quality and effective learning environments.

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About 25 students are enrolled in the Move 2 Improve alternative education program by School District 2.

After just a couple of months, students like J.R. Stewart are reaping the benefits.

“I’m more focused on my work I don’t have to worry about putting that much of an effort into thinking — it does it by itself,” he said.

The program, which incorporates exercise into students’ daily routine, is based on the premise that physical activity helps students improve their concentration and learning skills.

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Posted: August 25, 2011 by Beatrice in Reading Materials, Teaching Strategies

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