ERIC Number: ED243806
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Curriculum Units on Nonsexist Teaching.
Buckland, Freddie; And Others
Designed to broaden cognitive knowledge about issues of sexism, over 35 nonsexist curriculum units for students ranging from preschool to postsecondary levels are presented. Although individual curriculum units were designed for a specific educational level, all units can be adapted to fit the needs of teachers in other grades. Arranged in five major parts (preschool, elementary, middle school, junior-senior high, and university), the units provide information on the following: redesigning track and field day to meet Physical Education Title IX requirements, noncompetitive physical activities, understanding sexism, practices that encourage the social development of boys and girls, nonsexist mathematical problems, nontraditional career opportunities, sex role stereotyping and social bias, influence of sex-role stereotyping on career selection, life choices for women, resources on female mythologies, nonsexist fairy tale presentations, understanding math anxiety, women in history, the Navajo women's culture, women and the military, women world leaders, historical and contemporary relationships between men and women in Asian countries, nonverbal behavior, understanding nonsexist language and sex roles, women in World War II, women's lives in ancient and modern Greece, nonsexist childrearing methods, sex equity in literature, feminism, teaching preschoolers about equity, sexism in the schools, and alternative futures for women. (LH)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Child Rearing, Elementary Secondary Education, Employed Women, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Feminism, Mathematics Anxiety, Military Personnel, Nondiscriminatory Education, Nontraditional Occupations, Nonverbal Communication, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Education, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Social Bias, Units of Study, Womens Athletics, Womens Education, Womens Studies
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Colorado Univ., Boulder. Women Studies Program.
Identifiers: Greece; Navajo Studies; Womens Literature; World War II
Note: Developed by the Curriculum Design Project. A number of pages and photographs may not reproduce clearly.