Deirdre Bonnycastle's Blog – June 2007 Archive (2)

Triumph of Science over Sexism

This is a tale from Archeology, but I think it says a lot about sexism. In the 1920's, a tomb was discovered in Egypt that contained two mummies of women, one regal and beautiful, the other old and obese. The beautiful mummy was removed and taken to the museum in Cairo; the other was buried in sand and left. In the 1990's, speculation was made that one of these woman might be the missing pharaoh Hatshepsut, a…


Added by Deirdre Bonnycastle on June 28, 2007 at 12:36pm — No Comments

My prejudice for inclusive education

My experience in education has created a very strong inclusive value. If I had entered education in the traditional manner, I might not have developed that value because I came from an economically privileged background and was very successful in the competitive school environment. I valued my place in that worldview.…


Added by Deirdre Bonnycastle on June 8, 2007 at 11:40am — No Comments


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