It’s an initiation-of-sorts for young men, but has shop class really just become an archaic waste of time?
Many teachers report upticks in bigotry and bullying; here are some ways for schools to address how boys treat their peers.
Anna Rosenblum Palmer wonders how to answer her son when he asks, “Why don’t I have any men as teachers?”
Boys are often disciplined more often than girls in the classroom and as a result a cycle of behavior ensues.
Desmond Williams shares his “demandments” for teaching boys and invites parents and educators to add to the list.
For six weeks, football players endured summer conditioning, and a part of that conditioning regimen was intellectual.
And I would do it again.
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?
It’s time to get back to the basics, whether we like it or not.
Is this a model for serious education reform? Theodore Richards and The Chicago Wisdom Project.
Aaron Voyles shares how boyhood experiences shape the men we become.
How can we teach boys respect if we don’t give them any?
Jon Magidsohn wants to know how important it is for a father to teach his kids to fix stuff.
Cliff Leek examines the problems with Disney’s portrayal of masculinity.
Teacher takes sober look at what high school offers boys and gives recommendations on how to better engage them
If you want to be there for someone, there’s just one thing you have to do.