ERIC Number: ED185421
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
ASPIRE (Awareness of Sexual Prejudice Is the Responsibility of Educators) Module 4: Strategies for Change.
Livonia Public Schools, MI.
This fourth of four workshop modules in the Project ASPIRE (Awareness of Sexual Prejudice Is the Responsibility of Educators) series deals with developing skills to help eliminate sex-role stereotyping within the school setting. (See Note about other modules.) The module helps workshop participants (1) become aware of federal guidelines and legislation regarding sex discrimination in schools, (2) gain information about changes which can be made in daily classroom organization in order to eliminate sexist teaching techniques, (3) develop special activities and materials which can be utilized in the classroom and in the counseling setting to counteract sex-role stereotyping, and (4) gain facility in interpersonal skills which can assist them in eliminating sex-role stereotyping. Workshop facilitators are provided with instructional guidelines, participant activities and supplemental reading materials. Examples of the ten participant activities include "Overview of Title IX,""Planning for Change," and "Simulation in Sexism." Each suggested activity is presented in this format: reference to objective, awareness level, purpose, logistics, materials, time required, and process (and variations). It is recommended that at least two activities be chosen to treat each module objective. An appendix contains seven readings and one facilitator reference to support specific activities. (YLB)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Change Strategies, Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Counselor Attitudes, Counselor Training, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Goal Orientation, Guidelines, Inservice Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Competence, Material Development, Postsecondary Education, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Conditions
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Women's Educational Equity Act Program.
Authoring Institution: Livonia Public Schools, MI.