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Accommodating learning styles

September 28, 2022

Abd Saddic said while the productivity community is making strides in accommodating different learning styles, content was more exclusive in the past. “When they started, I’d say definitely it was...

Consumerism

September 28, 2022

Abd Saddic said consumerism and product placement is becoming increasingly more prominent and is problematic as younger generations on social media are susceptible to being influenced by advertisements. “The...

Hustle culture

September 28, 2022

According to Monster, hustle culture is “ the mentality that one must work all day every day in pursuit of their professional goals.” Abd Saddic said hustle culture emphasizes hard work to the extreme.  “The...

Negative aspects

September 28, 2022

While he said there are benefits of having a community on social media sharing productivity-related content, Bhatia said it can often be “staged” and “unrealistic.” He said while many influencers...

Positive aspects

September 28, 2022

Gus Bhatia (’25) said one of the positive aspects of the productivity community on social media is its motivation in becoming successful. “It does serve as a reminder for a lot of people,” he...

Manifestation of internalized misogyny

May 25, 2022

Holmberg said patriarchal oppression is the root of internalized misogyny. She said since anti-women sentiments are ingrained in society, they also often infiltrate women's perspectives. “If misogyny...

Toxic masculinity

May 25, 2022

Erinc said toxic masculinity and internalized misogyny “are two sides of the same coin.” Erinc said both concepts emerge from the belief that men must exert masculinity and power, while women must...

Pursuing interests

May 25, 2022

According to Forbes, technology company Hewlett-Packard discovered that when applying for a promotion, women felt like they had to meet 100% of the requirements, while men only felt they had to meet 60%. Furthermore,...

Stigma surrounding femininity

May 25, 2022

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‘Not like other girls’ and ‘pick me girls’ phenomena

May 25, 2022

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Tackling internalized misogyny

May 25, 2022

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Results

February 7, 2022

Fifty-five percent of High School students said standards-based learning has changed how they approach their schoolwork, according to the same survey.  Linton said standards-based learning has impacted...

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