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MenTeach E-News - October 2020

MenTeach E-News
October 2020


1) Men in Female-Dominated Professions Do More Housework
2) Justice For All: Lack of Black Male Educators in Florida Area Schools
3) Legislation Introduced Addressing Teacher Diversity in NJ Schools
4) Atlanta Man Becomes One of Georgia's First Black Male Teachers of the Year
5) Editorial: Getting back to the first grade
6) Male Teachers Weigh in on Teaching During Coronavirus Pandemic in California

Men in Female-Dominated Professions Do More Housework

by Vickie Elmer and Quartz - The Atlantic
If you want a husband who shares housework more equitably, marry a nurse, a teacher or hair stylist--or someone who's in a female-focused career.

Men in predominantly female jobs will perform 25 percent more household chores than a partner who works in a male-dominated profession like an electrician or engineer, a study (PDF) of heterosexual couples from a Notre Dame professor shows.

Editorial: A Man in Hawai'i Working during the pandemic

by George Yamamoto - Hawai'i
I work at The Early School on the island of Oahu in Hawaii as a toddler teacher in the Young Children's Program. When we moved into the Spring Break of 2020 I was very concerned about the Corona virus. So was everyone else in Hawaii. It was the weirdest start to a Spring Break I have ever experienced. I closed that last Friday.

'Brother Apple' sows seeds of approval in China

By Zhao Yimeng - China Daily
Exercise videos boost acceptance of male teachers at kindergartens

Kindergarten teacher "Brother Apple" set out with the intention of keeping youngsters fit during the COVID-19 epidemic, but quickly became an online icon.

Black Male Teacher Creates Online Hustle University To Support Parents Struggling With Crisis Fatigue

Hotep left his kindergarten classroom to start Hustle University so he could help low-performing schools across the United States. For this tumultuous school year, he is revealing his latest solution: Hustle U Homeschool; an online portal providing social and emotional educational resources to families struggling with the “new normal”.
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