"Beyond Gender Stereotypes Lesson"
Content, Course, Organization
What are gender stereotypes, and how can they shape our experiences online?
Lesson Overview: Students are introduced to the concept of gender stereotypes, in both an online and offline context.
Students first discuss stereotypes about boys and girls: where they come from, how we learn them, and why they can be restrictive.
Students then identify and discuss gender stereotypes in the Dress Up Your Avatar feature of a virtual world for kids.