[MenTeach] Fwd: March 2008 - E-News

Matthew David Gerenday mdgerenday at edison.edu
Tue Mar 11 10:21:34 CDT 2008




Bryan G. Nelson wrote:


>MenTeach News
>March 2008
>
>1) Where are the Men? Exploring Gender Diversity
>2) The Status of Male Teachers in Public Education Today
>3) Register Today for the Working Forum Men In Early Childhood Education
>4) Perspective about male teachers from Guyana
>5) Batman in the classroom? What do you think?
>6) Men for Excellence in Elementary Education
>7) Teach in an all boy school
>8) Great summer job for young men to teach
>9) Men's Stories - Clarence Little receives a Schott Fellowship
>10) Let us know what's going on in your part of the world
>
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>1) Where are the Men? Exploring Gender Diversity
>On Tuesday, April 8, 2008, three nationally-known speakers will present 
>their views on this topic and engage in dialogue with participants. 
They 
>collectively hold a wealth of experience and insight in the field of 
>early education.
>http://www.menteach.org/node/700
>
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>2) The Status of Male Teachers in Public Education Today
>This is a Policy Brief out of the University of Indiana written by 
Shaun 
>P. Johnson who taught the first graduate course with a focus on men in 
>education. Bryan G. Nelson of MenTeach provides a commentary at the end 
>of the policy brief.
>At http://www.menteach.org/node/701
>
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>3) Register Today for the Working Forum Men In Early Childhood Education
>For the first time in history there is a gathering of men and women 
from 
>all over the world in Hawaii, USA in May 2008. If you are interested in 
>presenting what you know about men teaching, consider submitting a 
>workshop proposal: 
http://www.worldforumfoundation.org/wf/projects/men_ece/
>
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>4) Perspective about male teachers from Guyana
>Find out what the percentage of male teachers is in other parts of the 
>world. Do you think it's the same as for the United States? 
>http://www.menteach.org/node/688/
>
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>5) Batman in the classroom? What do you think?
>There have been some very interesting discussions about whether it's 
>okay for boys to role-play as Batman. What do you think? It seems like 
a 
>simple policy at first but read the posting to find out: 
>http://www.menteach.org/node/687
>
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>6) Men for Excellence in Elementary Education
>More and more teacher training university programs for men are showing 
>up. Read about MMEET in Missouri. http://www.menteach.org/node/682
>
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>7) Teach in an all boy school
>Are you willing to relocate? Do you want to teach in an all 
boys'school. 
>Find out more: http://www.menteach.org/node/681
>
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>8) Great summer job for young men to teach
>Find out about a great job for the summer for young men (and women). 
You 
>get paid and you get to work with middle school students who want to be 
>there! Read more about the program: http://www.menteach.org/node/677
>
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>9) Men's Stories - Clarence Little receives a Schott Fellowship
>Clarence has an interesting story about how he got into teaching. He's 
>been working in education for over 32 years. Read his story: 
>http://www.menteach.org/node/666
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>10) Let us know what's going on in your part of the world
>Send us a message about your work or a program in your community that 
is 
>helping recruit boys and men to teaching. Or send us a photo and tell 
us 
>your story. And of course, join the discussions in the Forums: 
>http://www.menteach.org/forum
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