Thursday, November 21, 2013

COEDUCATION OR SAME SEX SCHOOLING? ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY


Whether children and young people are better off at single sex schools or coeducational schools is a matter of debate. Both systems have been tried but the modern trend is for coeducational schools. Do you agree or disagree? Do your research over a few days, make notes and write an argumentative essay. The material, links to which have been provided below, will present you with a balanced argument; it is up to you to decide.
Reading material to annotate
1.       “Coeducation and same sex schooling” http://www.faqs.org/childhood/Ch-Co/Coeducation-and-Same-Sex-Schooling.html
2.       “Arguments for and against single sex schools” http://everydaylife.globalpost.com/argument-against-single-sex-schools-17811.html
3.       “The disadvantages of schools segregated by sex” http://everydaylife.globalpost.com/disadvantages-schools-segregated-sex-16166.html
4.       “Pros and cons resulting from splitting up girls and boys in school” http://everydaylife.globalpost.com/pros-cons-results-splitting-up-girls-boys-schools-22879.html
5.       “Coed versus single- sex ed” http://www.apa.org/monitor/2011/02/coed.aspx
6.       “Single sex and coeducational schooling” http://www.genderandeducation.com/resources/pedagogies/singlesex-coeducation/
Videos to watch and make notes on:
1.       “Advantages and disadvantages of coed schools”          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmudWvyCwbA
2.       “Single sex versus coed schools” http://vimeo.com/56957210
3.       “Single sex or coeducational schools for girls and boys” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-16855727
4.       “Single sex education study” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heXLJUd7NbE
5.       “Single sex schools versus coed schools” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iz-vebZG5Y4

6.       “Single sex versus coed schools” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwSiMpQQMks

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