Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Being A Man in 2014

Been teaching summer school here. We started a "Freshmen Academy" to orient the incoming freshmen for success at Monument Valley High School. As we looked at our statistics, it jumps out that boys have about 5 times more discipline problems and significantly lower test scores along with a much higher dropout rate. The administration asked for ideas on how to get the boys on track. After my suggestion of testosterone shots was turned down, I got "volunteered" to give a talk to the boys on what it means to be a man in 2014. I couldn't help but remember one of my favorite films. Here are a couple of clips...........

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