Tag Archives: Gender

Downplaying the Teaching Profession: How Can We Change Our Ways?

If you haven’t read Jeff Charbonneau’s recent EdWeek post calling for teachers to elevate the teaching profession by emphasizing their own expertise, read it now. He suggests that teachers downplay their achievements because of pressure (self-imposed, and sometimes enforced by … Continue reading

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Why ask a female model to pose in this way?

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Mini-Lesson: You’re the ad manager

In this short lesson, students worked in small groups to brainstorm & present strategies for appealing to a target audience. I liked that this lesson asked students to apply their understanding of rhetorical appeals that we’ve studied (appeals to ethos, … Continue reading

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