'Hands on' for boys

29th January 2010 at 00:00

Boys should be allowed to walk around during lessons to boost their learning skills, according to new research. Male children learn better when lessons are "hands-on", based on activities and ideas and concepts are presented in a visual way, said Abigail Norfleet James of the University of Virginia in the United States.

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