Gender

Our beginnings

#10 Final Blog Post: Farewell

Self-Direction I entered What’s the Story with enough understanding of how the course works that it felt almost as if...

#9 Storyboard Cynosure

Self Reflection; I would like to think the project is so enthralling that I could work on it for hours,...

March for Black Women – Blog Post #2

In 1995, the Million Man March was held in Washington, D.C to support black men across the United States. It’s...

Final Post: Change Is Possible

Self-Direction I already knew my topic since I was continuing it and I used the same emotional and statistical points...

Final Post: Thank you

What’s the Story? has been ( I will just plainly say it) the most beneficial class I have ever taken....

March Retreat- A Whole New Perspective, or, A Changed Life

In my life, the life of Theo Wells-Spackman, a 9th grader from Middlebury, there have been numerous educational experiences. Most...

March Retreat: My Brain is a Delicate Ecosystem That’s on Fire.

What’s the Story isn’t just another thing you join and then forget about, skipping meetings and not doing the work....

A Self-fulfilling Prophecy, Otherwise Entitled the Sue Minter Chapter.

So, here we are. The end of filming. The beginning of the next stage of change. We are so grateful...

Productive week

My group met at CVU last week, where Grace and I planned to film the first video of the web-series....

First Priority

Happy New Year everyone! Well that’s the expectation at least, but in reality I haven’t had the happiest first couple...

December Retreat: Excited for the Future

I didn’t accomplish everything I would have liked to over the past four weeks, however I worked with Eva to...

Dec Retreat: “How Can We Teach Them Something They Already Know?”

It’s time. We got our media kits yesterday and it’s time to really start the process of making a documentary....

Bite-Sized Pieces and the Snapchat Syndrome

Thus far, we have created a survey that has been circulated around the school about perception of gender bias and...

Week 1: We want to tell people how to make a difference – Smashing Sexism

It’s been only one week since our retreat. Over the past week we realized that there’s a problem, but we...

Nov Retreat: “Gender Roles and Sexism in Schools aka Smashing Sexism”

Yesterday, we all presented our topics to the other approximately 30 students of What’s the Story?. Then, we had a large discussion...

November Retreat: Anomia & Alliteration

With five hours of sleep and too much coffee in my system, I pulled onto the dirt road and into...

#8: Opening up a world of possibilities…

Here is a link to my slide-show. I want schools to be a safe and inclusive environment for students of...

#7: There’s still an issue

You probably worry about certain things at school. That important test you forgot to study for, or what the cafeteria...

#6: A Work In Progress

Breaking Binary Mind Map Although I put everything I can think about for now, I would like to think of...

#5: What’s next?

I have been struggling with this week’s blog post because I feel like I know enough about the topic so...

#4: We aren’t the first

When I sat down to watch Simon Sinek’s Ted-Talk, I wasn’t in the best mood. My laptop had broken and...

#3: “What is gender?”

I started out this week by thinking about some thoughtful questions and sending them to teachers, almost immediately after I...

#2: Breaking Binary 2.0

As of now, we still have so much momentum with our topic. As it’s my second year, I have a...

#1: Bill and Tim Run My Life

I am here because after a year of research, writing, and documenting, there is still more I have to say....

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