Teacher Responsibilities in Supporting LGBTQ Students – Podcast Episode 184 | Classnotes Podcast 184
Classnotes Podcast (August 16, 2018). Schools must be safe places for all children. LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning) students face particular challenges in our classrooms 85 percent report facing verbal harassment, more than one in four are physically harassed at school, and half are threatened by their classmates. Michelle Martínez Vega, IDRA technology coordinator, and Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., director of IDRA’s Texas Education CAFE Network project funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, discuss how teachers are pivotal to supporting the intelligence and uniqueness of each student while clearly blocking and deterring harm. They outline specific classroom actions and resources for educators. The IDRA EAC-South provides technical assistance and training to build capacity of local educators to serve their diverse student populations. Show length: 12:23 min.
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Equity and Justice for LGBTQ Students – Teacher Responsibilities, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., and Michelle Martínez Vega
Push Outs – Supporting LGBTQ Students Faced with Sexual & Gender Harassment, by Susan Shaffer and Phyllis Lerner
Examples of Policies and Emerging Practices for Supporting Transgender Students, U.S. Department of Education.
LGBTQ Issues in Education: Advancing a Research Agenda, by G. Wimberly, AERA
Title IX at 45: Advancing Opportunity through Equity Education, National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education
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