Call her 'dark,' call her 'skinny,' call her 'beautiful.' Just don’t ever call her 'Iman.' Mari Malek went from terrifying violence in Sudan, to the hostile life of a refugee in Egypt, to freedom in America. But moving to New Jersey was far from the end of her problems — racism was just as bad there as it had been in Egypt. She was teased and harassed for being black and for being dark. By the time she turned 16, though, modeling agencies had decided she had what it takes to become a fashion model. That's when she went from thinking about bleaching her skin (!) to thinking of her body as a temple.
Exit Tickets: Checking for Understanding Erin: There's been a wonderful real-time change in the way we're able to adapt to student needs. Marguerite: What formative assessment am I using daily, so that I can measure whether or not in that class period, kids are learning the material? A good Exit Ticket can tell whether or not a kid has a superficial understanding of the information, or has some depth of understanding.
177. FRIDA KAHLO: Strange like me Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) was a Mexican painter. Unlike the figure from my previous comic, the stoic Marcus Aurelius, Frida was the exact opposite. Her life was ruled by emotion, passion, love and suffering. She was a remarkable woman, whom I was completely ignorant about until a friend of mine suggested I adapt one of her quotes (shout out to Morganna). Digitala verktyg – supertips Det går att använda digitala verktyg på ett strukturerat och ändamålsenligt sätt, till exempel för flippar, språkutvecklande arbetssätt och formativ bedömning, som ger goda resultat (Läs om STL-studie här). Men för många är vägen dit fylld av ”digital stress”, det vill säga man har förstått vad verktygen kan tillföra undervisningen, men insatsen att lära sig verktygen är just nu alldeles för stor. Därför blir det oftast ingenting. En sätt att göra berget lite lägre är att introducera enklare digitala verkyg regelbundet, till exempel med ett tips i månaden.
Frida Kahlo Cartoon Will Remind You That You're Awesome Frida Kahlo is the poster child for unibrows, and illustrator Gavin Aung Than perfectly captured why her refusal to give in to society’s norms about beauty is so important. The freelance cartoonist “takes inspirational quotes from famous people and adapts them into cartoons.” In his Strange Like Me strip, he uses Kahlo’s words as inspiration to tell the story of a young girl coming to terms with her bushy eyebrows (little did she know she’s probably going to grow up to be Cara Delevingne status). Check out the adorbs comic below:
14 Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls, SO I WILL Everyone has rolls when they bend over.Everyone. Let's just get this out of the way right off the bat. In the last few months, I've had over 30 women ranging from rail thin to extra large naked in my bed and I would routinely ask them to hug their knees. You won't believe this... Self-Portraits : Jen Davis Photography Untitled No. 55. 2013 Archival Pigment Print 20x24 inches Aldo and I. 2013 Archival Pigment Print 24x20 inches Aldo and I in bed. 2013 Archival Pigment Print 20x24 inches Untitled No. 54. 2012 Archival Pigment Print 24x20 inches Untitled No. 53. 2013 Archival Pigment Print 20x24 inches Untitled No. 50. 2012 Archival Pigment Print 20x24 inches
25 Women Bare Their Gloriously Unretouched Thighs When you think of your thighs, what descriptors comes to mind? Are they "thick"? "Honest"? "Magical"? Amy Heckerling Says: Ignore What’s Popular This week, the Cut is talking advice — the good, the bad, the weird, and the pieces of it you really wish you would have taken. Here, Clueless and Fast Times at Ridgemont High director Amy Heckerling on embracing outsider status. In junior high, I really wanted to be popular. Suddenly there were parties with boys, and I wanted to be part of that.