Boys tend to be more active and more aggressive than girls. This resource from PBS takes a look at boy agression, the role media has in boy violence, and what parents can do.
Learn how the typical classroom may not favor the way boys learn.
This resource from PBS discusses takes a look at what it means to grow up masculine, the masculinity tests boys often face, how boys are often encouraged to hide the tender or emotional aspects of their personality and the many ways to be a man.
Booth, David. Pembroke, 2002. Available for free download.
From PBS--featuring “Active or Aggressive Boys?” “Boys in School,” “The Search for Masculinity,” “Emotionally Strong Boys,” an expert Q&A, and other useful resources.
“The documentary, Raising Cain: Boys in Focus, provides answers, insights, ideas, and hope. Hosted by child psychologist Michael Thompson, Ph.D., co-author of the best-selling book Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Lives of Boys, this documentary explores the emotional development of boys in America today. Thompson consults with some of our nation's most respected psychologists, social activists, researchers and educators to probe the issues facing boys and find solutions to their dilemmas.”
“Raise Respectful Boys...Not Macho Men” From the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
How to teach your child to deal with sexual harassment.
This brief presents research-based information about the strengths that make boys likely to succeed and the risks, or challenges, that increase the likelihood that they will struggle.