A Roadmap for Talking About Gender in the Classroom

May 12, 2016

If you think the public dialogue over gay marriage, gender change and sexism is challenging, imagine what it is like for a school teacher to deal with those topics when youngsters in their classroom begin asking questions.

How does a teacher handle topics that many adults have a tough time with?

On this edition of UWM Today, meet a UWM professor who has developed a book that is giving teachers a roadmap to talk about hot button issues like sexuality.

Kim CosierĀ is the associate dean of the Peck School of the Arts and a professor of art education and an editor of a new handbook, titled Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality.