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Decoding the Dress Code with Jenna Nicoloff & Ayesha Madden - 6CR #58

Decoding the Dress Code with Jenna Nicoloff & Ayesha Madden - 6CR #58

October 25, 2019

The Toronto District School Board updated the student's dress code as of Sept 2019. The recent changes allow students to now wear hats, hoods, crop-tops and spaghetti straps. Darnell & Joel discuss the role of dress codes with Ayesha Madden & Jenna Nicoloff. The conversation covers the following topics:

  • Impact of dress codes on students
  • First impressions & dressing to impress
  • Modesty 
  • Teaching young people how to dress
  • Consequences of how you dress
  • Being overdressed vs underdressed
  • Professional dress codes

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References:

TDSB revises its dress code and the rules are not what you might remember

Is ‘modesty’ no longer the best policy? On dress codes, Canadian schools begin to change their approach

The Best and Worst Outfits From the 2019 NBA Draft

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Dodging Oppression: Dodgeball a Tool of Oppression? - 6CR #41

Dodging Oppression: Dodgeball a Tool of Oppression? - 6CR #41

June 28, 2019

A paper claiming dodgeball is a tool of oppression was presented by Joy Butler from the University of British Columbia and David Burns from Kwantlen Polytechnic University while presenting their research at the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Darnell & Joel have a conversation regarding dodgeball, that covers the following:

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Reference Articles:

IDA Dodgeball 101 - How To Play Dodgeball Rules

Dodgeball isn't just problematic, it's an unethical tool of 'oppression': researchers

Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue

Professor Joy Butler’s Perspectives on Bullying and Dodgeball Game

David Staples: The world needs more dodgeball, not less of it

Twitter Pool, regarding banning Dodgeball

Don't pick on dodgeball. It's no more 'oppressive' or 'problematic' than any sport

FB post with screen shots of articles with similar title

Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship

Youtube Playlist for The Grievance Studies Affair Documentary

Statistical Analysis Conclusions Explained

PRIVILEGE OF THE GAPS

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Canada an Education Super Power? - 6CR #9
Maternity vs Paternity Leave - 6CR #6
Ontario’s Full Day Kindergarten Program - 6CR #2

Ontario’s Full Day Kindergarten Program - 6CR #2

December 15, 2017

Ontario schools offer a play based approach as part of their two year full day kindergarten program. Darnell and Joel discuss the kindergarten program and critque the articles released in the summer of 2017 promoting its benefits.

Ontario's Official Program

Full-Day Kindergarten Study Evaluation

Reference Articles:

Ontario children gain learning benefits from full-day kindergarten: study

Children gain learning boost from two-year, full-day kindergarten

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