Gender Equity in the Classroom: What it Looks Like and What You Can Do
Gender stereotypes perpetuate inequality and make it harder to see others as individuals; they put pressure on girls and boys to conform to certain notions of “masculinity” and “femininity,” beginning at a very young age. Teachers play an extremely important role in reducing gender stereotyping and helping children retain their individuality. Yet too often teachers are not aware that they too unwittingly perpetuate these roles. Join us – you’ll come away with a whole new lens on classroom dynamics.