Boys look for action

22nd January 2010 at 00:00

Boys should be allowed to walk around during lessons to boost their learning skills, an education expert has suggested. The research, presented at the International Boys' Schools Coalition conference in central London by Abigail Norfleet James of the University of Virginia, says that boys and girls have distinct skills. Boys are likely to be less verbal, have less acute hearing, slower perceptual speed and less ability to control their impulses.

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