ERIC Number: ED242655
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Achieving Sex Equity through Social Studies in the District of Columbia Public Schools. Grades K-6. A Competency Based Curriculum Guide.
Dudley-Smith, Carolyn; And Others
A series of social studies units and activities for achieving sex equity and fostering a nontraditional career orientation among elementary students is provided. Directions for using the guide and a list of objectives for the primary and intermediate grades precedes two substantive sections. Section 1 contains three units for grades K through 3 on sex role evaluation, career aspirations, and sex fairness. Section 2 contains the following units for grades 4 through 6: growing up female and male in America, exclusion, and sex fairness in vocational education. In addition to suggesting the specific grade at which each activity should be taught, each unit lists a formal behavioral objective, 2 instructional activities, resources to accompany the activities, and 3 assessment tasks. Supplemental information includes a glossary, list of supplementary resources, summary of the regulation for Title IX, the District of Columbia school superintendent's directives for sex equity in vocational education, copy of the superintendent's bulletin, and two newspaper articles describing the Washington, D.C. Sex Equity Fair. (LP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1972; Title IX Education Amendments 1972