Monthly Archives: November 2013

Leanna Papp – CSL Journal 5

In this post I want to discuss the assumptions I made about the kids before I actually met them. Dunlap wrote about how students are likely to have their own stereotypical beliefs challenged when they volunteer with groups who are different from them, and I found that to be the case with my CSL site. […] Continue reading

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Leanna Papp – CSL Journal 4

In this post I want to address something unrelated to gender: one of the things I find most challenging at my site. Rather, one of the people I find most challenging. Unfortunately, in this case, it’s one of the kids rather than the adults. If it were the adults, I could express my frustrations to them […] Continue reading

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Leanna Papp – CSL Journal 3

In this post, I’d like to address how the boys express gender norms comparatively to the girls. In class we discussed how clothing is extremely gendered, which remains true for children in early elementary years.  The boys tend to wear a lot of blues and sometimes greens, and almost all their backpacks and very “boyish” […] Continue reading

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