People have offered many potential explanations for this discrepancy, but this ad highlights the importance of the social cues that push girls away from math and science in their earliest childhood years.
This is so important. Girls pay attention. Boys, if you are a brother, father, cousin of a girl, pay attention.
“Are you planning to follow a career in Magical Law, Miss Granger?” asked Scrimgeour.
“No, I’m not,” retorted Hermione. “I’m hoping to do some good in the world”
Happy 35th Birthday, Hermione Jean Granger! (September 19th, 1979)
In other news, this is one of my favorite Twitter happenings to date.
Magical creatures on Pottermore - A hungarian horntail, Hagrid’s Blast Ended Skrewts, and Unicorns.
harry potter series + a short summary
I really like this gif because Stitch does that little squinty thing that animals do when they’re really happy and relaxed and you can tell that he’s having such a superb time playing that little ukulele