Gender in schools and accomodating differences


First we take in the occurrence; then we think about it; react to it; and ultimately act upon it.

These basic functions imply four categories of style differences. Style is concerned with cognition: People perceive and gain knowledge differently.?

With that regard, ACRL understands that if libraries are to continue being indispensable organizations in their campus communities, they must reflect the communities they serve and provide quality services to their increasingly diverse constituencies.

To achieve diversity in substance as well as in form, libraries have to open their arms to all perspectives and experiences.

That requires competency in matters of cultural pluralism that are not intuitive and must be learned, like any other essential skill (Smith 2008, 143).

It is more than a moral imperative; it is a global necessity.When most people think of gender, they think of two distinct categories – male and female.More recently people are recognizing that gender is not a binary, but rather a continuum.Teachers, researchers, bloggers, and education experts weigh in on these questions.Gender Bias in the Classroom (Action Research) One preservice teacher at Florida State University, Brittany Anderson, is doing an action research project in which she analyzes her own gender bias.Would boys or girls learn more effectively in a single-gender environment?

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