Would You Want Your Teen Daughter Reading This?


“Oh we’re just happy if they’re reading.” It’s a phrase I hear often as a teacher. We give students books that have interesting covers, aren’t very long, and that grab young readers within the first chapter. If reluctant readers don’t Read more ›

Keep It Real: Teaching Media Literacy


I’ve written a lot about photoshop and real beauty. I covered it for Gender Across Borders last year, and the article was later picked up by the Ms. Magazine Blog. I wrote about it for Care2 recently, inspired by Fair Read more ›

Blog for International Women’s Day: Fearless Females


As many of you know, I started a group for girls at my high school. The girls come in and we talk about all sorts of things that pertain just to them. This is completely volunteer on my part – Read more ›