When you think about the fact that dieting* doesn’t lead to long term weight loss, better health, nor even better self-esteem, what’s really left to recommend dieting? The only thing that dieting really does is allow us to fit in.
I was in a graduate class the other night and we began discussing the subject of culture and its role in the classroom. A fellow student, who I will call “Amy,” began talking about how multicultural her preschool room is; she has books and posters all over that feature children from all different races and cultures. The superficiality
It’s that dreaded time of year again for teachers: standardized testing time. The Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) begins February 28th, and I get the joy of having five third-graders who will be taking this exam.
I’ve had this post by genderbitch open for a while now, with the intention of writing something about it. In her post, she briefly touches on cultural appropriation and the use of “Two Spirit“ in some trans circles. Two Spirit, a concept originally from certain Native North American traditions has been appropriated by some queer/ trans folks to describe their … Read More