I also loved this post of Nebby’s. Great food for thought, however religious, or not, you are.
As I have been working through my series on different approaches to homeschool, I have come across a couple of methods which distinguish the methods and goals used in educating girls from those used with boys. These are Christian approaches which see the role of women as different from that of men and therefore gear their education differently to prepare their daughters for those different roles. I have commented on this issue in passing in some of those earlier posts, but I wanted to give it a more full treatment in a post of its own.
So the question before us is: Should girls be educated differently than boys and if so, how?
For those who say yes, there should be a difference, the usual answer is that girls need more home ec and less academics. Here are some samples:
Trivium Pursuit says that,
“A complete education should prepare…
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