Toward a Most Thorough Understanding of the World: Sexual Orientation and Early Childhood Education.Casper, Virginia; And Others
Abstract: Five educators describe research that explores elementary school teachers' attitudes about sexual orientation in relation to children's sexuality and parents' sexual orientation. They compare children's and adults' conceptions of family and discuss the process of including gay and lesbian perspectives in early childhood and graduate school curriculum. (SK)
Title: Toward a Most Thorough Understanding of the World: Sexual Orientation and Early Childhood Education.
Author: Casper, Virginia; And Others
Journal Citation: Harvard Educational Review, v66 n2 p271-93 Sum 1996
Note: Special issue: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People and Education.
Publication Year: 1996
Document Type: Research Report (143); Journal Article (080)
Target Audience: Administrators and Practitioners
ERIC Identifier: EJ525588
Clearinghouse Identifier: CE529429
Available from: UMI
This document is NOT available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS).
Descriptors: Children; Early Childhood Education; * Elementary School Teachers; * Family Structure; * Homosexuality; * Sexuality; Teacher Attitudes; Teacher Education
Identifiers: *Homosexual Parents; *Sexual Orientation