About Megan Rosker

Megan Rosker is the mom of three young children, a former teacher and ed and play advocate. She writes about how to change education and the culture of childhood in America. Her advocacy has been featured in the New York Times and she is the recent recipient of the Daily Points of Light Award.

Our Schools Are Failing: We Need to Engage Boys Where They Are

Megan Rosker agrees with David Brooks that we need to “meet boys where they are” and work together to collectively insure their success.

From the Front Lines of Fatherhood 2012

With the number of At-Home Dads increasing, the blogosphere chimes in about the changing roles of parents.

He’s Crafty: Crafting With Boys

Father and son craft time: a good idea from “Let Children Play.”

Should Bloomberg Ban Sugary Drinks?

Megan Rosker believes the sugary drink ban in New York City could help prevent childhood obesity.

Meeting Michael: What Really Matters in Marriage

What did a 23-year-old Megan Rosker do when she met a bald 40-year-old at La Guardia airport? Well, eventually, she married him.

Boyish Curiosity

Megan Rosker sees the movie Tree of Life and is left with the idea that curiosity is what answers our darkest questions and spurs us forward as a collective community of thinkers.

Why Do We Fear Being Seen as Too Promiscuous?

Megan Rosker wonders: Is it possible that deep down we believe a promiscuous person is going to cheat on us?

Adults Play, Too: A Movie on a Smartphone

Many have argued that technology is detrimental to our communication. However, a new short film may prove otherwise.

Roles Don’t Always Have to Be Gender Roles

Megan Rosker gives an honest take on the idea of gender roles and masculine qualities.

The God of Gender Wars Is Laughing

If you can’t get past the anger, Megan Rosker writes, nothing will change.

The Man Who Lived Like a Child

A look into our obsession with reputation and why we should act more like children.

Social Media: The Temptress

Megan Rosker wants us to be careful not to treat social media as the entirety of human interaction.

The Right Thing

“If men like Paterno are our gods, if football is our religion,” Megan Rosker writes, “then we have just sacrificed our children on the alter of the nine-yard line.”

The Importance of Masculinity in Boyhood Development

“The question is: do parents have enough trust in boy development to let them take some risks and make some mistakes?”

Is #OccupyWallStreet the First Online Riot?

Megan Rosker visited Liberty Plaza and found the protests surprisingly subdued.

Would You Let Your Daughter Play Lingerie Football?

Angela Rypien, daughter of former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien, is playing in the Lingerie Football League.