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An Invaluable Resource for Supporting Transgender, Transsexual, and Gender-Nonconforming Students in School Communities: A Review of "Supporting Transgender and Transsexual Students in K-12 Schools"
Martino, Wayne – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
This essay provides a review of a resource guide written by Kristopher Wells, Gayle Roberts, and Carol Allan (2012) titled "Supporting Transgender and Transsexual Students in K-12 Schools: A Guide for Educators". The guide is an invaluable resource for educators in schools and teacher education programs.
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Resource Materials, Homosexuality, Gender Issues
Martino, Wayne – Education Canada, 2011
For some time now, school boards, Ministries of Education, and the popular media have been expressing concerns about failing boys and how best to meet their needs, framing these concerns in terms of a crisis in which boys are the "new disadvantaged". This perspective does not provide an accurate representation of the problem and, in fact, detracts…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Sexuality, Gender Differences, Males
Watson, Anne; Kehler, Michael; Martino, Wayne – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2010
Boys' literacy underachievement continues to garner significant attention and has been identified by journalists, educational policymakers, and scholars in the field as the cause for much concern. It has been established that boys perform less well than girls on literacy benchmark or standardized tests. According to the National Assessment of…
Descriptors: Social Class, Test Results, Females, Underachievement
Deconstructing Masculinity in the English Classroom: A Site for Reconstituting Gendered Subjectivity.
Martino, Wayne – Gender and Education, 1995
Addresses the problems associated with constructing masculinity as a monolithic category, and offers a particular pedagogical approach designed to open up the examination, legitimation, and valorization of alternative subject positions for high school boys in the English classroom. The author also translates feminist poststructural theoretical…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues