Why does school develop confidence in boys but competence in girls?


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Originally published at: https://eduk8.me/2019/03/why-does-school-develop-confidence-in-boys-but-competence-in-girls/

I hear this concern often from the parents of many of my patients. They routinely remark that their sons do just enough to keep the adults off their backs, while their daughters relentlessly grind, determined to leave no room for error. The girls don’t stop until they’ve polished each assignment to a high shine and…