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Author Schlank, Carol Hilgartner.

Title Together and equal : fostering cooperative play and promoting gender equity in early childhood programs / Carol Hilgartner Schlank, Barbara Metzger.

Published Boston : Allyn and Bacon, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  370.19345 SCHL    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 250 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-249).
Contents Ch. 1. Teaching for Change: Everyday Ways to Diminish Gender Stereotyping and Build Self-Esteem -- Ch. 2. Arranging for Change: Setting Up Your Classroom to Encourage Cooperative Play between Girls and Boys and to Discourage Gender Stereotyping -- Ch. 3. Togetherness: Activities to Encourage Cross-Gender Play -- Ch. 4. Updating Circle Time: Activities to Develop Understanding of and Respect for Both Genders -- Ch. 5. Storytime Revisited: Choosing Books That Are Free of Gender Stereotypes and That Promote Friendship between the Sexes -- Ch. 6. Building Compatible Partnerships with Parents: Recognizing Where Parents Are Coming From and Enlisting Their Support for Your Program -- Ch. 7. Heightening Your Awareness: Self-Evaluation, Staff Development, and Continuing Education.
Summary This clearly written and accessible book discusses timely ideas and practical solutions to the problems of gender segregation, excluding behavior, and gender stereotyping. The reader will find a wealth of strategies for arranging classrooms, working with parents and collegues on gender issues, and self-evaluation. It includes sample letters, newsletter articles, goal statements, resource lists, bibliographies, and a variety of other valuable resources. Will be of interest to all preservice and inservice teachers, paraprofessionals, teacher trainers, and administrators.
Other author Metzger, Barbara.
Subject Play.
Early childhood education -- Activity programs.
Sex discrimination -- Prevention -- Study and teaching.
Sex role in children.
ISBN 0205181554