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5 stupid, sexist things expected of men. If you have a scrap of progressive politics in your bones, it’s no surprise to you that sexism hurts women.

5 stupid, sexist things expected of men

Like, duh. That’s kind of the definition of the word. How spending two days as a student changed this teacher's outlook. Life's not so easy sitting in the classroom, a US teacher has found.

How spending two days as a student changed this teacher's outlook

Consider it a win for students worldwide. An American school teacher who went 'back to school' for two days says she was so exhausted by the experience she was rendered unable to do anything mentally stimulating at the end of each day. Author Grant Wiggins commissioned his daughter Alex Wiggins, a teacher of 15 years now working at a private American international school, to spend two days shadowing another student to gain a better understanding of auspicious teaching methods. Corkboard Connections: 5 Common Mistakes that Will Lead to an Out-of-Control Classroom.

Guest post by Linda Kardamis at Teach 4 the Heart My first year teaching was not very pretty.

Corkboard Connections: 5 Common Mistakes that Will Lead to an Out-of-Control Classroom

I thought I knew how to manage a class, but I made some critical errors that left me in the situation every teacher dreads – standing in front of an out-of-control classroom. While I certainly don’t want to go back and repeat that first year, I’m very thankful for the lessons I learned. Make games. In Response To Robin Williams' Death, The Most Powerful Description Of Depression I’ve Ever Heard.

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There's Something Absolutely Wrong With What We Do To Boys Before They Grow Into Men. Man 1: Stop crying.

There's Something Absolutely Wrong With What We Do To Boys Before They Grow Into Men

Man 2: Stop with the tears. Man 3: Don't cry. Man 4: Pick yourself up. Science Quotes. The girl who silenced the world for 5 minutes. Did You Know? アニメ・マンガの日本語 Japanese in Anime & Manga. Learn to Write Chinese and Japanese Characters. Learning and Education. New teachers survival guide. Teacher Planet. The illustrated guide to a Ph.D. Imagine a circle that contains all of human knowledge: By the time you finish elementary school, you know a little: By the time you finish high school, you know a bit more: With a bachelor's degree, you gain a specialty: A master's degree deepens that specialty:

The illustrated guide to a Ph.D.

The All-Time TIME 100 of All Time - 2012 TIME 100: The Most Influential People in the World. I'm a big picture, big thinker kind of guy.

The All-Time TIME 100 of All Time - 2012 TIME 100: The Most Influential People in the World

So while my editors mess around with the 100 most important people right now, I'm swirling a brandy snifter full of smart and compiling a list that tells the story of the human race: the All-Time TIME 100 of All Time™. It is a list, I assume, that will be carved in stone, put in every time capsule and projected by lasers into space. Also, please tweet it and post it on your Facebook walls. The only thing you need to know about this list is that, like the TIME 100, people are not listed in order of importance. So if you're a Christian, a Muslim, a Buddhist, a Jew or a Zoroastrian, you have no reason to get upset. What happened when I started a feminist society at schoolWhy I started a feminist society at school.

I am 17 years old and I am a feminist.

What happened when I started a feminist society at schoolWhy I started a feminist society at school

I believe in gender equality, and am under no illusion about how far we are from achieving it. Identifying as a feminist has become particularly important to me since a school trip I took to Cambridge last year.