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Debunking Gender Misconceptions

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 7/9/11 Elizabeth Carlson AED 204 1/23/2011 Debunking Gender Misconceptions
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7/9/11 Understand the basis of significant gender related stereotypes Know the implications the stereotype has on particular gender Debunk gender related stereotypes Present suggestions that will reverse gender stereotypes within the classroom Objectives
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7/9/11 Education and gender related misconceptions Boys are smarter than girls Girls can do anything better than boys Boys in math and science Girls in reading and writing Gender roles in society and in the classroom Introduction
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7/9/11 Boys are more interested in and better suited for math and science than girls The male brain is better at understanding abstracts concepts that are required to understand math and science Historical limitations placed on women in education Ancient times Dark ages and Medieval Era Renaissance and Early Modern Era Misconception 1
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7/9/11 Parental reinforcement of misconception Early childhood development Supportive environments Lower expectations Self fulfilling prophecy Gender biased teaching techniques drill, Misconception 1 cont….
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