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Mission: Gender Equality is part of the World's Largest Lesson which brings the Global Goals to children all over the world and unites them in taking action. In this 60 minute lesson, students will:
This is an excellent resource to have students become aware of the issue of gender inequality present in our society. Since it is only 60 minutes, it would be a great addition to a lesson on discrimination, inequality or gender issues.
The following tool will allow you to explore the relevant curriculum matches for this resource. To start, select a province listed below.
|Consideration of Alternative Perspectives||Very Good|
Throughout this lesson, students get to form their own opinions and take informed positions based on the information they will be provided.
|Consideration of Alternative Perspectives: |
|Multiple Dimensions of Problems & Solutions||Good|
Through discussions, students will certainly explore how these three dimensions are part of this issue.
|Multiple Dimensions of Problems & Solutions: |
Effectively addresses the environmental, economic and social dimensions of the issue(s) being explored.
|Respects Complexity||Very Good|
|Respects Complexity: |
The complexity of the problems/issues being discussed is respected.
|Acting on Learning||Satisfactory|
In this resource, students discuss how they could bring change to this issue, but they don't put their ideas in place. However, this would be an easy extension for the teacher to put in place.
|Acting on Learning: |
Learning moves from understanding issues to working towards positive change — in personal lifestyle, in school, in the community, or for the planet
|Values Education||Very Good|
Students opinions are at the base of this resource. Students are asked to share their opinions in discussion throughout this lesson.
|Values Education: |
Students are explicitly provided with opportunities to identify, clarify and express their own beliefs/values.
|Empathy & Respect for Humans||Very Good|
The goals of this resource are that students will explore some of the causes and consequences of gender inequality and understand how to promote gender equality. Therefore, they will certainly develop empathy and respect for diverse groups of humans.
|Empathy & Respect for Humans: Empathy and respect are fostered for diverse groups of humans (including different genders, ethnic groups, sexual preferences, etc.).|
|Personal Affinity with Earth||Poor/Not considered|
This is not a focus of this resource
|Personal Affinity with Earth: |
Encourages a personal affinity with -the natural world.
|Locally-Focused Learning: |
Includes learning experiences that take advantage of issues/elements within the local community.
|Past, Present & Future||Good|
During this lesson, students will discuss how gender inequality came to be, discuss how both boys and girls face inequalities and discuss how they could bring change to this issue, therefore looking at the past, present, and future of this issue.
|Past, Present & Future: Promotes an understanding of the past, a sense of the present, and a positive vision for the future.|
|Open-Ended Instruction||Very Good|
With the high number of discussions embedded in this lesson, students are not steered toward one right answer.
Lessons are structured so that multiple/complex answers are possible; students are not steered toward one 'right' answer.
This resource has clear objectives from Social Studies as well as Health.
|Integrated Learning: |
Learning brings together content and skills from more than one subject area
|Inquiry Learning: |
Learning is directed by questions, problems, or challenges that students work to address.
|Differentiated Instruction||Very Good|
Ideas for differentiation and alternative activities are provided for each learning activity.
|Differentiated Instruction: |
Activities address a range of student learning styles, abilities and readiness.
Students get to take part in a simulation to discover the difference between gender and sex through a poster activity.
|Experiential Learning: |
Authentic learning experiences are provided
Students will need to work in groups.
|Cooperative Learning: |
Group and cooperative learning strategies are a priority.
|Assessment & Evaluation||Poor/Not considered|
No assessment tools are provided in this resource.
|Assessment & Evaluation: Tools are provided that help students and teachers to capture formative and summative information about students' learning and performance. These tools may include reflection questions, checklists, rubrics, etc.|
|Peer Teaching||Poor/Not considered|
|Peer Teaching: |
Provides opportunities for students to actively present their knowledge and skills to peers and/or act as teachers and mentors.
|Case Studies||Very Good|
Students will get to watch a video by Plan International where they will get to see some real-life examples of gender inequalities in the world.
|Case Studies: |
Relevant case studies are included. Case studies are thorough descriptions of real events from real situations that students use to explore concepts in an authentic context.
|Locus of Control||Satisfactory|
This lesson is quite prescribed by the lesson plan. However extensions could be added by the teacher where students would have more choice.
|Locus of Control: Meaningful opportunities are provided for students to choose elements of program content, the medium in which they wish to work, and/or to go deeper into a chosen issue.|