A week offlinelish. Last week I was at an outdoor centre with pupils. There was internet but other than posting things to the school twitter feed and class blog I was pretty much offline. The filters blocked my work email & Micro.blog Micro.blog was what I missed most.

Replied to About the boys: Tim Winton on how toxic masculinity is shackling men to misogyny by Aaron DavisAaron Davis (Read Write Collect)
In a speech about a new book The Shepherd’s Hut, Tim Winton says that it is men who need to step up and liberate boys from the culture of toxic masculinity that has come to mark Australian society. In the absence of explicit, widely-shared and enriching rites of passage, young men in particular ar...

Thanks for sharing this Aaron, I found it to be a carefully thought out piece. The idea of Art being a toy rather than a tool was a great hook. Looking forward to reading one of his books now.

I huffduffed the audio from here. About the boys: Tim Winton on how toxic masculinity is shackling men to misogyny

Warming up the mic for 8pm uk tonight I’ll be talking to @sfm36 Sarah Clark on Radio #EDUtalk: listen about Using technology when teaching science. Should be a fascinating show.

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