Key Articles

Philly Organization Hopes to Recruit 1,000 Black Male Teachers by 2020

By BG / June 21st, 2016

A group of local teachers has put together a plan to increase recruitment of black men into the profession. The Fellowship, a recently founded organization, has already received national attention for its work. Studies have shown that minority students’ performance in the classroom can be enhanced when their teacher is the same race as them. […]

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What’s sex got to do with it? The preparation of elementary male teacher candidates

By BG / May 9th, 2016

This paper examines the experiences and outcomes of male teacher candidates in the College of Education at a large university in California. Design/methodology/approach This mixed methods study highlights findings from the preliminary analysis of student records as well as qualitative observation notes from their university supervisors and master teachers during their student teaching placements. Comments […]

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Why lack of male teachers could be the reason boys fail in the classroom

By BG / January 5th, 2016

[MenTeach: Please note that this is an article from 2012 but still holds relevant research] Schools need more male teachers because boys make less effort in women’s classes, a new study claimed today. The shortage of men in school staffrooms could be one reason for the under-achievement of boys, researchers found. Female teachers tend to […]

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Bearded, Beardless and Fearless in Wisconsin

By BG / April 1st, 2015

[MenTeach: Dr. Jill has been working to increase and retain men in her education program. We asked her to write about her experiences as a woman facilitator.] It was a moment of great anticipation and excitement as I sat among a group of young male early childhood preservice students gathering to adopt the by-laws to their […]

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Closing the Gender Gap: 20 Top Teacher Ed Colleges for Men

By BG / February 18th, 2015

[MenTeach: This is an interesting site that offers summary information about the states and universities with the highest percentage of men in education programs.] Traditionally, most teachers and teacher education students have been women. However, an increasing number of male college students are enrolling in teacher education classes and choosing education as a major. Some […]

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World Data about Male Teachers: How many men in the world taught in 1996? 2012?

By BG / January 8th, 2015

MenTeach: We came across this collection of data about the percentage of men and women teaching all over the world. It’s interesting to do a comparison between 1996 and 2012 (the latest data). For example, did you know that in 1996 Turkey and Thailand had the highest percentage of men teaching in early education and […]

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