CHAPTER_4_-_GENDER - Gender & Sexual Orientation...

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Gender & Gender & Sexual Sexual Orientation Orientation Louisiana State University Louisiana State University College of Education College of Education EDCI 2400: Education and Diverse EDCI 2400: Education and Diverse Populations Populations S.C.W., Ph.D.
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GUIDING QUESTIONS What are some common gender  roles and stereo types that effect  children?  How are gender roles culturally,  rather than biologically,  determined? Why are homophobic behaviors  so prevalent in schools? What can teachers do to reduce  sexual harassment in schools? If a girl is upset, the teacher  confronts her when it happens, but  when a boy is upset, she talks to  him after it happens.   Most of wht we do is based on  culture
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GENDER DIFFERENCES Sex vs. Gender The factors found to effect gender roles are: (1.) Biology (2.) Culture (3.) Socialization (4.) Environment Females tend to favor the left hemisphere of the brain, whereas men have greater right hemisphere development.
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TERMS OF IMPORTANCE GLBT(Q) Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender/Transsex ual Questioning GLSEN Nonsexist Education Homophobia Heterosexism GLSEN : Gay, Lesbian, Straight,  Education Network: they provide 
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