Smashing Sexism

Final Post: Thank you

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

From Wide-Eyed to Change Maker – My Journey Through What’s the Story?

Part 1: Self-Direction: In order to create change in What’s the Story?, you need to take responsibility. You need to prioritize,...

May Retreat – Jumping and Falling are Sometimes Synonymous

This is not educational learning. Not in a traditional sense. This is not about learning facts or concepts. This is...

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: You Decide the Change You Want to Make

Most people, until age 18, just go through the regular education system. They study, take tests, and forget what they’ve...

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...

How to Create Change

I would like to start out by saying that this blog post is mostly for me. I’ve had a lot...

Make War, Not “Peace”

We’re teaching girls to be quiet and submissive. We’re teaching girls to make themselves as small as possible, to starve...

Thus Far: Productivity, Sacrifice, and One Cohesive Unit.

This past few weeks, we have been extremely productive and prolific in the collecting of footage. This is in part...

Setbacks and Struggles

Dear Smashing Sexism and WTS: It’s been an interesting week. In any case, Smashing Sexism has made significant progress in...

Hypocrisy

I will remember the intense stomach pains of this weekend far better than I will remember anything else. I will...

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...

Gender of the Day: Dragon

Conclusion: People are ignorant. They either don’t know about gender bias or can’t recognize it when it’s right in front...

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...

#9 I learn enough about gender to know I’m a complete ignoramus.

When I arrived  here yesterday (which seems like years ago now) with a carfull of people: I was both excited...

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...

css.php
Skip to toolbar