I have mixed feelings about this subject. I am trying to let children at school explore their aggressiveness in the safe context of the superheroes and their adventures – read more at “Hulk should help me carry the groceries“-, but who I really want them to identify with are leaders that don’t use violence to… Read More How movies teach manhood
Make gender neutral clothing gender neutral, that’s what one parent has commented on Huffington post about this new brand Princess Awesome. My first thought was, “cool dresses!” but then read the parent’s comments and I realized how much I fell for their designs. True, they are cool dresses, but if the designers of the brand… Read More Make gender neutral clothing gender neutral
I keep on thinking about how to develop our Superhero project at school, and as usual, when your mind is busy with something, it looks like everything around you has to do with it. Yesterday I saw this awesome letter from an 11-year old girl who loves superheroes. She has a point: the superhero world… Read More Girl Superhero?
What do teachers make? Isn’t the important question, what do teachers do? Check out Taylor Mali’s views about teaching. The reason that I chose to have this job and the reason that makes me still love it is simple: I love power, and being a teacher makes me deal with it everyday. But not the… Read More What do teachers make?
Our superhero project keeps on developing and now we have found a new turn in our position. Does it make sense if we teach children to find a safe space to experience with agressivity so that they can understand it and deal with it?
Well, little by little the rights of women reach more places. I’m glad to hear that Chile is getting more open minded and respectful towards women. The fact that Chile’s President Bachelet proposes end to total abortion ban is worth sharing and celebrating! Psst! click on the link to read the article!
Have you heard about the parental leave in Sweden? Check out Swedish Dads by Johan Bävman and cry! According to this article “in order to promote a more equal sharing of parental leave between men and women, a so called equality bonus has also been introduced. The more days that are shared between parents, the higher the… Read More To become a parent in Sweden
Here is the TED Talk of my favorite heroines! Have you heard of The Vagina Monologues? If not, here you got some information about it!