Feminism is alive and kicking, with a new generation at the helm. But more young women need to get involved, argues Kristin Aune
When they hear the word “feminism”, few people seem to think of young women. They tend to see images from the past: suffragettes chaining themselves to railings, Emily Wilding Davison throwing herself in front of King George V’s horse or women wearing dungarees and not shaving their legs….
What a fascinating article. It not only talks about learning but also how our behavior towards education is developed. The feedback from our teachers and parents are crucial to our perspective of our own learning ability.
It would be interesting to see if and how those perspectives change as we get older and how that affects lives. I know mine has shifted back and forth slightly. I think the way people perceive creativity is similar. It can be blocked by our own perspectives.
The research from this study could totally be applied to UX. When a user does something wrong and gets an error, they should be encouraged to try again so frustration doesn’t set in.
This is Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy, an important read on how to move your technology-infused assignments up the taxonomy to promote higher order thinking. I have this on my ipad. A colleague asked me to print this out because I had mentioned it in Chapter 7 of the Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds book I co wrote. It is one of my favorite chapters because it relates current education theory to practice in the classroom. It is dear to me.
“Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won’t have as much censorship because we won’t have as much fear.”—Judy Blume (via thelifeguardlibrarian)