Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Woodshop for Girls?
I grew up in Ohio in the 1950's and '60's. Guys took shop, girls had home ec. No guy I knew would have set foot in the home ec. classroom, and I never knew a girl who showed the least interest in woodshop (or metal working shop, or drafting). But it might have been better for all of us if there had been a bit of cross-culural exposure. Here's a case in point: Salon.com.