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Gender Questions at School

Why such a female-focused dress code?

What actions do we take that enforce gender roles in our schools?

What activities do we promote that enforce and perpetuate gendered behavior? 14 more words

a list of...five books to consider for Easter celebrations

I’ve posted a few Easter titles in past years which you can locate at these links — both religious and egg-y titles.

I don’t find many Easter-themed books compelling, honestly, but I have gathered five more, ranging from religious  to whimsical, that stand out from the crowd.  879 more words


Behind the Page - Author Tess Collins

Back in the old days, when all books were still printed on paper, I was fortunate enough to be a member of a writers’ workshop in Berkeley run by the infamous Jim Frey, who pulled zero punches when it came to manuscript critique. 2,046 more words