Catching up on Your Reading

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Aaron W. Voyles discusses how the gap between what we perceive others as doing, versus what we’re doing, socializes men.

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6 Tips So Your Child Won’t Get Overlooked in the Classroom

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If your child is academically on level, doesn’t create classroom conflict and is too often ignored this article is for you.

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What is a Teacher Leader? What Should it Be?

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Teachers have long wanted a say in how schools operate, but the system as a whole hasn’t been prepared to accommodate their voices. That may be changing.

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Why We Must Honor the Teaching Profession

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There is no replacement for a teacher, and Laura Wellington shows us why.

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Ed Reform and the Return of Individualism

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Policy choices do make a difference in education reform. Educator and writer William Boyle shows us how and why.

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Resolutions, Because of the Man Box

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Falling back on male stereotypes to excuse behavior needs to change. Aaron W. Voyles shares New Year’s Resolutions that come from his work with college men.

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Black Girls Face Stricter School Disciplinary Actions Than Whites

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A separate study found that darker skinned black girls were punished three times as often as fairer skinned girls.

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The Enculturing Education: It’s Not Just About Pass or Fail

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In current society, what is education truly based on? Raoul Weiland digs into the reality of our educational system.

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The Only Way to Lose Is to Vote Yourself Off the Island

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Ira Israel draws inspiration from Ken Robinson’s TED Talk to look at ways to shift the educational paradigm.

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Let’s Talk About Play and Why It’s Essential in Education

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Play is a powerful tool for teachers and kids alike for engaging young minds in learning and social skills.

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The Best of Ditching the Dunce Cap 2014

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Aaron Voyles writes about what he’s seen and learned about college men from working with and around them. Some of his insights might surprise you.

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Why is School an Important Step in a Boy’s Life?

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Without a good education, life can be tough once a boy becomes a man. Jay Snook provides personal insight on succeeding through education.

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The Power of Poetry in the Classroom

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Teacher and poet Kip Zegers examines why poetry is crucial in classrooms…and in life.

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Can Tattoos Help College Men Talk About Themselves?

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Aaron W. Voyles discusses college men using tattoos to talk about their emotions.

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A New Force to Fight Campus Sexual Assault: Culture of Respect

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Dissatisfied with the piecemeal approach to preventing campus sexual assault, a few concerned citizens formed Culture of Respect.

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