ERIC Number: ED412383
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jun
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)
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Nontraditional Occupations, Nontraditional Students, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Sex Stereotypes, Teacher Education, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Work Environment
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
Identifiers - Location: Utah