ERIC Number: ED380415
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Sep
Flirting or Hurting? A Teacher's Guide on Student-to-Student Sexual Harassment in Schools (Grades 6 through 12).
Stein, Nan; Sjostrom, Lisa
This guide to sexual harassment awareness education in grades 6-12 offers five chapters: introduction, preliminary notes, core lessons, supplemental activities, and resources, and an appendix containing seven relevant readings taken from legislative materials, periodicals, and newspapers. The core lessons are: (1) Flirting vs. Sexual Harassment: A Teacher-led Discussion; (2) Taking a Closer Look: Student Observations; (3) Says Who? A Questionnaire and Debriefing; (4) What Are Your Rights? A Review and Discussion; (5) Case Studies and Role Plays: Class Review and Case Presentations; and (6) Get Up, Stand Up for Your Rights: Brainstorm and Action Planning. The supplemental activities include an exercise on writing a letter to a harasser, a review of 17 press conference statements, a current events discussion, an interview exercise, an art activity, and a brainstorming and discussion activity on respect. A chapter on resources contains a bibliography of 23 items and a list of organizations working for more equity in schools. An appendix provides relevant readings from court cases and periodicals. (Contains 23 references.) (JB)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Communication, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Homework, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Learning Strategies, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Sexual Harassment, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
NEA Professional Library, P.O. Box 509, West Haven, CT 06516-9904 (Stock No. 1864-8-00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wellesley Coll., MA. Center for Research on Women.; National Education Association, Washington, DC.