Guest blogger Alison Cupp Relyea brings us the second in a series of three blog posts inspired by the leaders of the Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). We welcome you to join us in this conversation! -Lani Blechman Let’s focus on one statistic—one small moment in the presentation by […]
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TFC: How does your knowledge of the Gender and Sexuality Diversity (GSD) framework inform your teaching? Zachary Bernard: Considering the GSD framework has been especially helpful in making me reconsider the types of gender roles I represent through literature and media in my classroom. It has taken a conscious effort to shift my classroom library, […]
Even though our Faculty Meeting agendas are often tight, we can commit to finding 15 minutes to incorporate this activity and brainstorm together. Immediately, we can start to incorporate MKA’s brilliant phrases into our own vernaculars.
Guest blogger Alison Cupp Relyea brings us the first in a series of three blog posts inspired by the leaders of the Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). In this post, Alison dives into the role of educators in being comfortably uncomfortable and proactively affirming our students’ identities and identity […]
We’re happy to have guest blogger Alison Cupp Relyea back again to get a conversation started about the potential pitfalls of Valentine’s Day, and how we as educators and parents can help children celebrate it. Knowing that many teachers and schools aim to use Valentine’s Day as a way to create connection and discuss diversity, we […]
Guest blogger Alison Relyea reviews Who Are You?: The Kids Guide to Gender Identity by Brook Pessin Whedbee and illustrated by Naomi Bardoff. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017. Order the book here! Who Are You?: The Kids Guide to Gender Identity is an insightful book that provides educators and parents a new resource for teaching gender diversity. With simple […]
Happy New Year! We have a few exciting projects teed up for 2017, and at the top of that list is the addition of our guest blogger, Alison Cupp Relyea, to the TFC team. Alison is a a writer and mother of three children who taught elementary school for many years in New York City. Through […]
Heather Newman’s TED talk is worthy of a blog post. Meg Taylor, head of the Robert Parker School in upstate New York, shared the talk with me. Meg is proud of this Parker alum and their remarkable story, and she knew I too would deeply appreciate Heather’s story. I actually watched the talk back in […]
This morning in the workout room at my hotel in NORTH CAROLINA it was a challenge to find something on the T.V. that wasn’t a) related to the Orlando massacre and b) the absolute worst of today’s “media coverage.” And then, suddenly, there was a gift…the Dalai Lama on C-Span (who knew!?) talking with a […]
In high schools on Tuesday educators may discuss Memorial Day. Who knows why we didn’t have school yesterday? And some students will know that on Memorial Day we honor the people who have died protecting the freedom of the United States. If teachers invite students to do a little digging, they will learn that in […]