A Roadmap for Talking About Gender in the Classroom
If you think the public dialogue over gay marriage, gender change and sexism is challenging, imagine what it is like for a school teacher to deal with those topics when youngsters in their classroom begin asking questions.
How does a teacher handle topics that many adults have a tough time with?
On this edition of UWM Today, meet a UWM professor who has developed a book that is giving teachers a roadmap to talk about hot button issues like sexuality.
Kim Cosier is the associate dean of the Peck School of the Arts and a professor of art education and an editor of a new handbook, titled Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality.