"We usually have a handout that is pretty provocative. We read one or two paragraphs and open for discussion. It works pretty well. Jason's Evert's Pure Manhood is a great one that provides short read and plenty of food…"
"Sounds fantastic. How do you set up the discussions? Do you state the topic a week in advance, or just prep things and give a bit of a talk followed by some questions for discussion?
I love the guest speakers, such a good idea!
How did you get…"
"Here is the calendar of events for this past school year. The last meetings are not covered, but it should give you an idea. I can't write any longer right now but please reply with more questions and I will get back to…"
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What a great idea, and when I get settled in a school from September it will be something I look at. How do you structure it/sell it to pupils? Each week have a topic to discuss or…"
"I doubt this would ever fly in my area unless it was positioned as a support/mentoring group for boys. I'm sure someone would complain that a club "focused on masculinity" would be too exclusive or would be a reinforcement of…"
"High School grades 9-12. Discussions get animated when it revolves around relationships, sex, etc. But usually no resistance form the boys. From some colleagues, slight grumbling but overwhelmingly positive."
Virtual staff room for visionary teachers of every discipline. This is a good place for educators to discuss their collective role in society--particularly in regards to their duty as role models for young men. What does it mean to be a male role model for young boys in the classroom? How can we serve them best? See More
"I don't mind the heat it's just that it's almost the only time I have that I can run. I've been able to run in the early afternoon recently, not too bad although a bit sweaty. The last run, a little under 5 miles I…"
"Maybe it deserves its own thread. Sure is relevant to the greater conflict.
Obama declassified documents showing Israel has nukes. Other allies have information about their possible nuclear programs…"
"I attached 2 pics. 1st one shows 4 sluices. One on left is a traditional sluice box that used to have the carpet, metal screen and riffles. This is the 1st we used. While it worked okay it took forever to clean out properly. We replaced the carpet…"
Most of what we associate with war in the Middle East has always been related to Shia/Sunni power dynamics. For example, in Syria, the minority Alawites (Shia) are in charge at the expense of the majority Sunnis. That's…"