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Exploring Gender and Gender Expression in Young Children


Event Description

Through the use of lecture, power point, videos and group exercises we will explore the concept of gender in young children. We will explore the definitions and concepts of gender, gender identification and gender development, while examining the child’s perspective in the development of gender identity  We will also look at the concept of gender identity and expression from the perspective of parents, who may be having difficulty with their child’s gender choices.  Finally, we will discuss what we can do as teachers to support children in the classroom in the area of gender identity and development.


Sessions / Training Location Info

This is an online training. YOu will need a computer (not a phone) and that computer will need to have a webcam and microphone. You will need to download the free zoom app to participate. This is a live, not recorded training.  Below is the link that you will need to copy and paste into the URL address bar.  

James Flynn is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Exploring Gender in Young Children
Time: Apr 7, 2020 12:55 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/635199580

Meeting ID: 635 199 580

 


Session Being Hosted At:
online - online online 00000 Cuyahoga (directions)

Instructor(s)

James Flynn

Event Information

Contact Hours 3.00
Training approved for OA-L2
Registration deadline Apr 07, 2020
Number of open seats -1
Event Owner James Flynn
Sponsor Phone (216) 407-5999

Topic Areas

Target Audience Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs,Program Administrator,Family Child Care,Parents/guardians
Age Groups related to content Infants,Toddlers,Preschoolers,Schoolagers,Young Adult,Families / Guardians,Foster / Surrogate Parents,Instructor / TA Specialists
Core Knowledge Area N/A
Child Development Associate Area To support social and emotional development and to provide positive guidance
Early Learning and Development Standards N/A
Assessment Type None

Objectives

Objective:

Discuss what we can do as teachers to support children in the classroom, as well as their parents in the area of gender identity and development

 
Core Knowledge Document: CKC Field Guide for Social and Emotional Development
 
Area: Child Growth and Development
 
Subgroup: Developmental Process
 
Competency: 2.2 Identifies children's differing developmental needs and implements responsive strategies.
Objective:

Explore the definitions and concepts of gender, gender identification and gender development and apply those definitions to possibly reshape or revise current teaching practices with the goal of enhancing children's needs.

 
Core Knowledge Document: CKC Field Guide for Social and Emotional Development
 
Area: Learning Environments and Experiences
 
Subgroup: Interactions and Relationships
 
Competency: 3.7 Applies theory and current research to create a community* that fosters social and emotional development.
Objective:

Participants will learn to view the struggles of gender through the eyes of the child who may be struggling with a gender related issue and as a result participants will be able to provide appropriate interventions and learning opportunities despite their own possible discomfort.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Child Growth and Development
 
Subgroup: Developmental Process
 
Competency: 2.4 Applies knowledge of age and individually appropriate norms to establish appropriate expectations for children.

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