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ERIC Number: ED412383
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jun
Pages: 265
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
MECCA (Making Equity Count for Classroom Achievement). Utah Gender Equity Curriculum Guide.
Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
This gender equity trainer's guide has three purposes: to raise awareness in Utah's preservice and inservice teachers of harmful, often unconscious, behaviors; to encourage gender fairness; and to help teachers develop strategies that result in gender fairness in schools. The guide contains 12 modules of instruction that cover the following topics: (1) Fairness Does Not Mean Sameness; (2) Bias as a Pattern Hurts; (3) Classroom Interaction; (4) Equity and Language; (5) Communication and Humor; (6) Gender and Achievement; (7) Critical Thinking and Integration; (8) Media and Stereotyping; (9) School and Workplace Diversity; (10) Self-Reliance and Problem Solving; (11) Sexual Harassment; and (12) Partnership--Working Together. Each module contains the following: lesson plans with discussion information, quotes, activities, visuals, overheads, notes to trainers, resources materials, and a variety of teaching strategies that encourage active learning. The guide also contains a glossary of 49 terms and a list of 81 references. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
Identifiers - Location: Utah