It's a brave new world where gender is concerned, but educators can do a world of good in helping some of the most vulnerable youth in their classrooms. They can even take a page out of Facebook's playbook.
Now, more than ever, this global generation needs to possess and use the skills necessary to be the environmental stewards of the planet and the international peacekeepers. So, exactly what does it take to be a contributing "global citizen?"
It is time that diversity is lived, not only by the diverse people themselves, but by all the others in the same way. We need a little more action and a little less conversation. The difference between what our kids see and what they should see, will tell us what to do.
I just finished a fascinating book written by Richard Soghoian called Mind the Gap. Soghoian is the highly respected Headmaster at CGPS, an institution which he more or less single-handedly pulled out of near receivership and returned to its former glory.