Start a conversation about gender norms and stereotypes in the media.
In today’s media-saturated world, teens are inundated with gender-specific messages that often cement harmful stereotypes and gender norms. These messages not only play out in popular culture and ... Read more
Provide students with the tools to think critically about the gender norms and messages they internalize every day.
By Christine Cupaiuolo
A pre-teen girl creates an avatar with pouty lips and large anime-style eyes, giving herself a flirty, feminine look in a virtual world. A teenage boy asks a girl in his class ... Read more
Last month, Common Sense Media released “Social Media, Social Life: How Teens View their Digital Lives” (pdf). The study tracks how teens view the role of social media, and their relationship ... Read more