5 edition of Lesbian and gay issues in the English classroom found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p.-146) and index.
|Series||English, language, and education series|
|LC Classifications||LB1631 .H2688 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 146 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||146|
|LC Control Number||90035198|
This book brings lesbian and gay issues to the centre of the debate on anti-oppressive practice. It is an accessible and practical guide to the subject for all involved in student learning, aiming to provide practice teachers and educators with tools to help students develop their understanding of the effects of heterosexism as well as providing strategies for positive practice. Leading international educators and scholars examine personal experiences of LGBT youth, cutting-edge programs, and research first presented in the international Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education. Dynamic and thought-provoking, this insightful book brings together ideas and a vision vital for the future of today’s LGBT s: 1.
K-5 Gender Book Kits In response to student need, the district is introducing supplementary classroom materials that focus on age-appropriate concepts of gender and gender identity. The K-5 Gender Book Kit will be rolled out in November in about one dozen schools before being made available to Seattle’s K-5 teachers in Why We Need to Address Lesbian and Gay Issues in Our Schools Contributed by Janet Stanley. While most educators want to create a safe environment for all students in their classrooms, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth (GLBTQ) have .
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Get this from a library. Lesbian and gay issues in the English classroom: the importance of being honest. [Simon Harris] -- An examination of sexuality as it pertains to contemporary English teaching. This book discusses the amenability of English as a means of integrating issues of sexuality into the curriculum and.
This international collection of essays presents a contemporary overview of issues of sexual identity as they relate to teaching and learning in English from elementary through university levels.
Coming from teachers in classrooms in India to North America to South Africa to Europe, the essays theorize lesbian, gay, and transgendered positions in the classroom, offer pedagogical strategies for Cited by: Lesbian and Gay Issues in the English Classroom: The Importance of Being Honest by Simon Harris and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at One school housed a gay and lesbian family photo display.
And some of the most articulate teachers in the film were openly gay, speaking directly and convincingly to the children about their belief in the legitimacy of a gay lifestyle. "Indoctrination" is not too strong a word to describe what was really going on with those classroom activities.
Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education, v1 n2 p Writers across time have valued the use of fiction as a means of truth-telling. Fiction that portrays sexual minorities can lay claim to a place in the school curriculum for many of the same reasons that people include Shakespeare or Twain: they speak to the human experience in Cited by: 4.
Book Description Understand the challenges from the voices involved—today’s LGBT youth AND the leading educators and scholars in the field. Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Issues in Education presents LGBT youth issues through the words of the adolescents themselves, along with clear up-to-date essays about LGBT youth programs, policies, and.
California teachers have had legal protection to talk about gay and lesbian issues sincepanelists said at the EWA seminar. And with the passage of the California Healthy Youth Act, schools must include materials about gender, gender expression, gender identity, and different sexual orientations in required sex education.
When discussing the inclusion of gay and lesbian issues in the classroom, it is important to understand the diversity of students in a classroom.
There may be students of gay and lesbian parents, students that are currently struggling with their own sexual identity, or students that realize a few years later they are gay or lesbian.
For gay and lesbian youth, suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. According to the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) national school climate survey, 85% of the surveyed lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth reported verbal harassment at school, and 56% reported feeling unsafe.
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In California passed a law requiring educators to teach gay and lesbian history. On the other side, eight states currently have "no promo homo" laws which forbid teachers from discussing LGBT people and issues in a positive light and some prohibit discussing the topic at all.
Because schools are central to any community, addressing LGBT. This article explores the delicate and complex issues immediate to the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth.
The author places the discussion within the context of learning environments and presents ways in which pre-service and in-service teachers can help create safe and equitable spaces for all learners.
Coming from teachers in classrooms in India to North America to South Africa to Europe, the essays theorize lesbian, gay, and transgendered positions in the classroom, offer pedagogical strategies for teaching lesbian and gay studies, and examine the broader social and political contexts that shape classroom discourse and practices.
Book Review Straight Talk in the Classroom: Discussing Lesbian and Gay Issues in School Nina Asher Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, Dynamic and thought-provoking, this insightful book brings together ideas and a vision vital for the future of today’s LGBT able for educators, counselors, graduate and undergraduate students, and LGBT youth alike, Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Issues in Education is readily accessible and easy-to-read, yet still provides in-depth.
Spread the loveAs a teacher, odds are that you will have at least one student who is gay or lesbian in your classroom. Regardless of how you feel about the LGBT community, as a teacher you have an ethical duty to protect and nurture all of your students.
One of the easiest ways to do this is to create a nurturing environment for your LGBT students. Here are several strategies that you can use. Special events ate bisexual, gay, lesbian or transgendered issues and relevant print/audio-visual materials into classroom t the visibility of bisexual, gay lesbian, queer or transgendered people in your classroom, workplace and e literature in places where it is easily a list of.
Newman’s book did not appear on the list of the most banned/challenged books; And Tango Makes Three. by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell was the only book in the top ten contested books with gay and lesbian themes.
Even though censorship continues to occur with LGBT books published for children, the books are not listed in the top ten. Directed by Debra Chasnoff, Helen Cohen. With Bob Smith. The groundbreaking film that addresses anti-gay prejudice by providing adults with practical lessons on how to talk with children about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people.
Part of The Respect for All Project. Leading international educators and scholars examine personal experiences of LGBT youth, cutting-edge programs, and research first presented in the international Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education.
Dynamic and thought-provoking, this insightful book brings together ideas and a vision vital for the future of today’s LGBT youth.All of them were white, and about half were girls and half boys. Most identified as lesbian, gay, or bisexual, although three described themselves as “allies,” or straight–identified supporters of LGBT rights.
That afternoon, the group was deciding on a mission statement. Justin, a gay.Book by: Spurlin, William J Review by: Laura E. Luthy Academic Advisor, Computer Sciences Department University of Texas at Austin The National Council of Teachers of English solicited this book for its first lesbian and gay studies title.
With contributions from a diverse population of.