ERIC Number: ED185423
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Pioneering Programs in Sex Equity: A Teacher's Guide.
Smith, Amanda J.; Farris, Charlotte J.
Background information and suggested activities or classroom strategies on sex equity are presented for use by teachers in various settings. Suggested applications include use by vocational or academic teachers, counselors, and teacher educators with students, parents, and advisory or community groups. Adaptation to a district plan or staff development inservice training are also suggested. ("Pioneering" is defined as entering fields previously identified with the other sex.) Chapter titles and selected sub-topics are Twentieth Century Pioneers (What is Sex Equity?, Overcoming Barriers); The Teacher's Role in Sex Equity; Sex Bias in Well-Intended Behavior; Sex Bias in Language; Sex Bias in Instructional Materials; The Changing Work Force and Family: A Quiz; Family Structure and Values: Discussions and Projects; Case Studies: A Teaching and Discussion Technique; Encouraging Enrollment of Pioneering Students; Successful Pioneering (Culture Shock on the Job, Expanded Courtesy and Humor); Reaching the Community (Seeking Parental Support, Supporting Pioneer Graduates); and Development Your Personal Plan (Identifying Opportunities to Build Trust, Measuring Success). (MEK)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Career Education, Equal Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Secondary Education, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Social Change
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Arlington, VA.