*Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony*
Episode 105: Sexism and the Teaching Profession
Katie Grubbs, Kim Feldman, and Ilia Grubbs discuss the history of the feminization of teaching, as well as how sexism still impacts the profession today.
-Why we are doing this topic? What personal connection do we have to this issue?
-Explanation of the slighty different format of this episode
-How did teaching go from being all-male to becoming a feminized profession?
-What is the connection between teaching and early feminism?
-How does the feminization of the profession affect the profession today?
Discussion of these and other questions/issues:
-Were any parts of the history of the feminization of the profession a surprise to you?
-When did you first experience sexism as a teacher? Is it a regular occurrence in your teaching life?
-Does the sexism you experience stem from students, other teachers, administrators, or the public? Or more than one of those?
-How have you pushed back against sexism in teaching? (Or how have you been silenced or prevented from doing so?)