NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
ERIC Number: EJ562364
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0013-8274
Censoring Girls' Choices: Continued Gender Bias in English Language Arts Classrooms.
Benjamin, Beth; Irwin-DeVitis, Linda
English Journal, v87 n2 p64-71 Feb 1998
Questions the nexus of girls' development, gendered practices in classrooms, and the nature of the English curriculum. Surveys participants in a summer literature discussion group and nearly 1,000 young adolescents. Discusses devaluing girls' intelligence; privileging male characteristics; understanding girls' silence; observing realities, opting for silence; making a difference in the world; and what teachers can do. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A