There are always exceptions to the rule.
Why or why not?
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I think of it more as personality/child based, not gender based. But I know that there are a lot of those thoughts, he learns like a girl and she learns like a boy. So I would assume that predominantly those concepts are true.
Only if you believe in stereotypes. I think different " somethings"--I suspect temperaments--account for it.
I have 3 sons and 1 daughter. My second son and daughter are more alike. Myself and my dh are opposite from the stereotypes. My kids got their mathematical ability from me, while their dad struggled with algebra. This carries over into his daily life. He is the worst problem solver, when he has to think through cause and effect and plan the solution out. He is good in an emergency, as he only ever thinks of one possible solution, while I get caught up in thinking of all the possible solutions.. not so good when the requirement is to act now.
Anyway, this is inborn wiring, a learning/thinking style. More men do tend to be wired like me, not 100%.
Yes. And I do not believe it is stereotyping. It's not about whether or not they like to do workbooks or messy things. That can be either gender. But boys are much slower to have fine motor skills, slower to develop the ability to make abstract connections, and typically have more trouble with the skills of putting themselves in another's shoes. These skills all develop in boys, but it is slower than with the girls.
Yes, I think girls learn the same things at a much earlier age when you are talking about younger kids. I also see that many boys have a natural interest in how things work.
I think so, just by the fact on how boys/girl thinks. I've heard of the spaggetti/waffle complex.
Men think like waffles, organized and no jumbled together. And women think like spaggetti, all over the place and thinks get mixed up. (over thinking problems.)
But I only have a daughter so I can't have too much of an opinion on this.
I think all children think & learn differently & their genitalia has nothing to do with it!
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