How to advocate at school for yourself or someone you love.
This collection of classroom-ready lesson plans provides teachers with tools to fully integrate (not just add-and-stir) gender diversity into their curriculum, talk with students about gender diversities of all kinds, and foster classroom communities that are more welcoming of the many ways in which gender is lived, including but not limited to people who are under the transgender umbrella.
Sections target Elementary (K-5), Middle Years (6-9), and Secondary (10-12) classrooms with subject-specific lesson plans in mathematics, English language arts, social studies, drama, health and physical education, and science. From read-alouds with early literacy picture books to creating multi-modal gender fanzines, and from statistically modeling the rise of gender-neutral pronoun usage to analyzing gender characterization in dramatic monologues, Teaching about Gender Diversity will help you walk this road with over thirty educators who enfold our changing world of gender into their teaching.
"This guide is unlike anything else available today, and an obvious and necessary item for collections of all kinds." Library Journal Starred Review
"I feel like Airton is both my smartest and best friend on this subject matter." Steven Petrow, The Washington Post
"I wish I had a copy of this book to give to every teacher, principal, counsellor, parent, partner, boss and co-worker of a trans, gender variant or non-binary person in the world." Ivan Coyote, Author of Tomboy Survival Guide and Gender Failure
The accessible, personable, and crystal clear guide to today's gender conversation. Click on the cover image to purchase the book, see what people are saying, and download free starting place discussion guides for implementing the book's tools and lessons where you are.