Touchdowns, Tackles, and Tolstoy: Educating Guys in the Locker Room

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For six weeks, football players endured summer conditioning, and a part of that conditioning regimen was intellectual.

I Bought Beer For Teenage Boys

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And I would do it again.

How Would You Better Engage Boys in the Classroom?

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GMP Editors were asked: “You can be the principal of a school for a week. What’s one thing you would change to better engage boys in the classroom?” Here are their answers. What’s yours?

I’m A Man Who Teaches Like A Catholic Nun

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It’s time to get back to the basics, whether we like it or not.

Art, Farming and a Safe Place For Boys to Discover Meaning

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Is this a model for serious education reform? Theodore Richards and The Chicago Wisdom Project.

Can We Create an Assertively Considerate Man?

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Aaron Voyles shares how boyhood experiences shape the men we become.

Teaching Boys to Respect Girls

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How can we teach boys respect if we don’t give them any?

What a Tool: How I’ve Failed My Son

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Jon Magidsohn wants to know how important it is for a father to teach his kids to fix stuff.

Masculinity and Disney’s Gender Problem

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Cliff Leek examines the problems with Disney’s portrayal of masculinity.

I Hope My Sons Don’t Go To High School…

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Teacher takes sober look at what high school offers boys and gives recommendations on how to better engage them

The First Rule of Mentorship: Be Present

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If you want to be there for someone, there’s just one thing you have to do.

Engaging the Boy Brain

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How do we motivate boys to learn to read and write?

Boys are From Mars, Parents are From Another Solar System

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Learn to talk with boys about their feelings in their own language.