I cannot wait to start preparing for my new semester. Back-to-school shopping makes me so happy, it’s no wonder I decided to become a teacher. I love gathering all the supplies and syllabi and writing down due dates and club meetings. This is the first thing I do every semester as soon as the syllabi for my classes becomes available. There’s something so satisfying to me scheduling and preparing for my new semester. Continue reading
I had no idea what feminism was a few years ago. I felt so stupid for not knowing what this was when so many people around me seemed to have strong opinions on it.
Two years ago I graduated high school. A few months later I was thrust into college, where I began to learn things that public education would have never even began to cover. In a few of my classes, we discussed France’s ban on hijabs and burqas (you can read more about it here in the Huffington Post article). Since this is a religious topic and there is a ‘separation’ of church and state, we would have been extremely limited in this discussion at my high school. In classes ranging from child development to English 104, we also discussed LGBTQ+ rights and their impacts on communities and families. Being extremely interested in these topics myself, I did self research after class. The articles and news reports I found introduced me to feminism, an interest I take part in which has only been furthered as my college career continues. Continue reading
First of all, I want to thank you for taking time out of your day to read this. I know I haven’t posted in months and while I have an excuse, it isn’t the best. I’m glad you are still here though! Continue reading