Eliminating feminist teacher bias erases boys' falling grades, study finds - LifeSite. January 17, 2013, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Has the Sexual Revolution, and the feminist ideology that drives it, pushed men out of universities by undermining boys in school as early as kindergarten? Some writers are beginning to connect the dots between the shift over the last few decades in educational practices from fact-based grading to evaluation based on “non-cognitive” and “emotional skills” and the drop in school performance of boys. In the 1970s, feminist critics regularly complained that the school system favored “male thinking.” Facts, dates, rote learning, and math skills that were seen as “too masculine” for girls. In the intervening decades, feminists have made huge strides throughout the Western world, and education – particularly in the training of teachers – has been transformed as a result.
Dr. The Belfast Telegraph quoted a pupil who told the researchers, “Teachers should understand better the way boys think and why they do some things. They’re out of touch.”
Marketing Ebooks. Editing. How to Succeed with Your Blogged Book or Booked Blog Project by Nina Amir. By Nina Amir As a blogger, you are uniquely suited to become an author. If you have a successful site, meaning one with a large and engaged readership, you have set up yourself to produce bestselling books. You can use your blog effectively to transform yourself from blogger to author. Either blog a book or book a blog. (I wrote about how to turn your blog into a book-production machine in this post.) While the idea of writing a book intentionally post by post on your blog—blogging a book—or repurposing previously published posts into a book—booking a blog—might seem simple enough, many bloggers find the process overwhelming. After all, blogging a book is not much different from writing a book. Plus, most bloggers skip the most important step: preparation. This post gives you the information you need to succeed at blogging a book or booking a blog.
The Number One Reason Blog-to-Book Projects Fail Most bloggers want to book their blogs. Those who want to blog books make a similar mistake.