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The Journal. Listen to Antonio Elefano read an excerpt from his piece: Audio Player We had been dating eleven months and fourteen days when you asked the question: “Why don’t you tell me you love me more?” To my mind, the inquiry had two potential meanings: (1) Why don’t I say I love you more? As in why don’t I favorably compare my present love to the love I felt in the past? And (2) Why don’t I say I love you more? After twenty-two minutes of convincing you to unlock your bedroom door, I explained that I’d already told you I loved you approximately six months before. “I remember,” you said. “Did you not believe me the first time?” I have never been a person to say things for the sake of saying them. A month later, I asked you to marry me, to which you said yes, to the minor dismay of your friends. My vows consisted of nothing more than a series of observations. My mother had always told me marriage was the covenant of witnessing another’s life.

“Thank you,” you kept saying. “A cactus. “Really? “No.” A male feminist's take on crying, pornography, and Miley Cyrus. 4.A4.2B TMYLI Community Screening Guide 2015 Final copy 2. The Representation Project. Miss Representation. Miss Representation Trailer. The Mask You Live In - Trailer. Panel Discussion of "The Mask You Live In" Girls, Boys, and Media: A Gender and Digital Life Toolkit for Schools. Schools, Camps, & Libraries - The Representation ProjectThe Representation Project. 3 Tips on Teaching Media Literacy Using the Miss Representation Curriculum. Recently, I spoke to a group of parents after they viewed Miss Representation, the Representation Project's documentary film about how mainstream media contributes to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence in America.

3 Tips on Teaching Media Literacy Using the Miss Representation Curriculum

One father said his 7-year-old daughter was getting teased by boys who thought she was fat. He said, "Just so you know, my daughter isn't fat. " It's unfortunate that he felt a sense of insecurity about his daughter's weight. I reassured him, and other parents in the room, that it's important for us to have tools and resources for talking to our children about body image and the ways in which media informs their everyday lives. American youth consume upward of 11 hours of media per day.

How to Use Miss Representation with Your Students: The curriculum is for use in K–12 and post-secondary classrooms. The Miss Representation lessons help students better understand media's limiting portrayals of gender. A Student Conversation & Review of the Film "The Mask You Live In" GV Mar.7 Secondary. "The Mask You Live In" Challenges Everyday Ideas of Masculinity. Screening + Panel Discussion - School Resources - The Representation ProjectThe Representation Project. TMYLI CurricOverview Final LowRes1. Cruise Control by Terry Trueman. 12.05.12 Sample Student Curriculum. Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns. A student takes notes at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington D.C.

Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns

(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Do teachers really know what students go through? To find out, one teacher followed two students for two days and was amazed at what she found. Her report is in following post, which appeared on the blog of Grant Wiggins, the co-author of “Understanding by Design” and the author of “Educative Assessment” and numerous articles on education. A high school teacher for 14 years, he is now the president of Authentic Education, in Hopewell, New Jersey, which provides professional development and other services to schools aimed at improving student learning. Wiggins initially posted the piece without revealing the author. Local answer-sheet Orlando Shooting Updates News and analysis on the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. post_newsletter348 follow-orlando true after3th false Answer Sheet newsletter Education questions and answers, in your inbox weekly.

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