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Feb 17, 2012
Colin Edward MacKenzie replied to Rachel's discussion Clip to highlight gender - Help please in the group Identity: Gender, Race, Sexuality & Other Tricky Stuff
"Very nice little vid. I'd have students go home and watch TV for a selected time period, and record what they observe for the various commercials they see around gender roles."
Dec 2, 2011
Elizabeth Simpson replied to Colin Edward MacKenzie's discussion QUESTION: Teaching Sexual Orientation and the Battle of Parents in the group Identity: Gender, Race, Sexuality & Other Tricky Stuff
"There are national organizations that deal specifically with this issue. The Gay-Straight Alliance has very good resources and a mission statement that is hard to argue with (gsanetwork.org). If you look at the "Organizational Support" tab…"
Nov 2, 2011
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"Opps, accidentally deleted my original post."
Oct 27, 2011
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Oct 27, 2011
Ryan Goble replied to Colin Edward MacKenzie's discussion QUESTION: Teaching Sexual Orientation and the Battle of Parents in the group Identity: Gender, Race, Sexuality & Other Tricky Stuff
"Cool - if you want you can click on "option" above (upper right hand corner) and edit your post to include that info (and then I can delete our discussion here) before we send it to everyone for the crowdsource broadcast - up to you!"
Oct 26, 2011
Colin Edward MacKenzie replied to Colin Edward MacKenzie's discussion QUESTION: Teaching Sexual Orientation and the Battle of Parents in the group Identity: Gender, Race, Sexuality & Other Tricky Stuff
"Hi, sorry, PDR is Personal Development and Relations (middle school health). RCH is Race Relations, Cross Cultural Understanding, and Human Rights. We have a board level office, and then all of our schools (at least in Nova Scotia) have advisers who…"
Oct 26, 2011
Shirley Durr replied to Colin Edward MacKenzie's discussion QUESTION: Teaching Sexual Orientation and the Battle of Parents in the group Identity: Gender, Race, Sexuality & Other Tricky Stuff
"Like a writer, one must know one's "audience" -- in this case your students and their parents. It's difficult to advise you since I don't know yours. However, this was my experience: My 8th grade students were interested in…"
Oct 26, 2011
Ryan Goble replied to Colin Edward MacKenzie's discussion QUESTION: Teaching Sexual Orientation and the Battle of Parents in the group Identity: Gender, Race, Sexuality & Other Tricky Stuff
"Colin what does PDR and RCH stand for?"
Oct 26, 2011
Ryan Goble left a comment for Colin Edward MacKenzie
"You might also dig some of the social science/studies groups: World History US History Econ, Gov and Biz Religious Studies Psychology/Sociology/Anthropology and Identity: Gender, Race, Sexuality & Other Tricky Stuff and the New Media &…"
Sep 14, 2011
Ryan Goble left a comment for Colin Edward MacKenzie
"Hi Colin! Great to have you here! Do consider joining some ELA groups: Popular Music Teach with the Moving Image World Literature American Literature British Lit (sans Shakespeare) Making Shakespeare Pop Poets and Writers Adolescent…"
Sep 14, 2011
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Identity: Gender, Race, Sexuality & Other Tricky Stuff

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Sep 14, 2011
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What is your connection to education?
MS / Junior High School Teacher
What subjects do you teach / specialize in?
ELA, Social Studies, Home Ec/tech Ed, RCH Advisor (Race Relations, Cross Cultural Understanding, and Human Rights)
School, business or institutional affiliation
Annapolis Royal Regional Academy
What 5 essential pop culture artifacts (CDs, DVDs, Books, Images, Toys, etc.) would you have on your desert island?
Images of my Family
Lord of the Rings Books/Movies
Monkey (my stuffed monkey from 1st Christmas)
Nickelback and Immediate CDs
Fully loaded KOBO

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Antisemitism and Stereotyping resource

Hi everyone,



I have used this resource for a few years now, so thought I should. Book and videos are can be ordered or found on the site itself. It deals with Antisemitism and stereotyping. The readings are high school level, but can be adapted. The site is :

http://www.fightingantisemitism.com/

They are a wonderful organization, and will send out as many packages as requested (I believe they have sent out…

Continue

Posted on February 17, 2012 at 7:45am

Hi everyone,I have used this resource for a few years now, so thought I should. Book and videos are can be ordered or found on the site itself. It deals with Antisemitism and stereotyping. The readin…

Hi everyone,



I have used this resource for a few years now, so thought I should. Book and videos are can be ordered or found on the site itself. It deals with Antisemitism and stereotyping. The readings are high school level, but can be adapted. The site is :

http://www.fightingantisemitism.com/

They are a wonderful organization, and will send out as many packages as requested (I believe they have sent out…

Continue

Posted on February 17, 2012 at 7:45am

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