IRMA-International.org: Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

From Me to We: Humanizing Classrooms for LGBTQ+ Youth Through an EC-6 Teacher Preparation Program

From Me to We: Humanizing Classrooms for LGBTQ+ Youth Through an EC-6 Teacher Preparation Program
View Sample PDF
Author(s): Alexandra Babino (Texas A&M University, Commerce, USA) and Kathryn Dixon (Texas A&M University, Commerce, USA)
Copyright: 2020
Pages: 41
Source title: Incorporating LGBTQ+ Identities in K-12 Curriculum and Policy
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): April Sanders (Spring Hill College, USA), Laura Isbell (Texas A&M University, Commerce, USA) and Kathryn Dixon (Texas A&M University, Commerce, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1404-7.ch002

Purchase

View From Me to We: Humanizing Classrooms for LGBTQ+ Youth Through an EC-6 Teacher Preparation Program on the publisher's website for pricing and purchasing information.

Abstract

While the heterogeneity of public school students continues to grow, the demographics of classroom educators remain the same: Many students identify as part of traditionally marginalized groups according to their race, class, religious beliefs, gender identity, and sexual orientation, but teachers often identify as traditionally dominant groups of white, middle class, Christian, straight, and cis-gender. Thus, in order to effectively prepare elementary educators to work with diverse, marginalized students, there is a great gap that must be bridged. This chapter details how teacher preparations programs may be uniquely positioned to develop teachers' understanding and pedagogy for pluralistic and inclusive classrooms by exploring the multi-year, qualitative action research of one EC-6 teacher preparation program in the southern United States.

Related Content

Melissa Summer Wells, Jennifer D. Morrison, Julia M. López-Robertson. © 2022. 23 pages.
Alexandra Babino. © 2022. 23 pages.
Michelle J. Kelley, Taylar Wenzel, Karri Williams, Marni Kay. © 2022. 32 pages.
Stacie Austin. © 2022. 19 pages.
Kamshia Childs, Melanie Loewenstein. © 2022. 22 pages.
Darci L. Gueta, Alexandra Babino. © 2022. 21 pages.
Kathryn V. Dixon, April Sanders, Laura Isbell. © 2022. 16 pages.
Body Bottom