Internet site-link Parents' Resource Guide

Links to books and articles that help inform our age-appropriate curricula that:

  • Nurtures a camper’s or teen’s sense of self and community identity
  • Promotes each child’s comfort in socializing with people of varied backgrounds
  • Fosters critical thought about bias; and cultivates a child’s ability to stand up in the face of bias

Anti-Bias Defined

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-bias_curriculum

Supporting Healthy Identity Development

http://www.teachingforchange.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/ec_supportinghealthyidentity_english.pdf

Excerpt from A Place to Begin: Working With Parents on Issues of Diversity

What If All The Kids Are White?

http://www.teachingforchange.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/ec_whatifallthekids_english.pdf

Feminist Spirituality and Gender:

Lessons From Beyond Women-Only Space by Mary Murphy; Communities Magazine Submission Issue #162, “Gender Issues in Community,: Spring 2014

Coloring books “Sometimes the Spoon Runs Away with Another Spoon” (gender stereotypes; LGBTQ) “Girls Are Not Chicks” (sexism) http://www.reachandteach.com/store/index.php?l=product_detail&p=880 http://www.reachandteach.com/store/index.php?l=product_detail&p=89

And the Youth Advocacy Task Force in Vermont blog geared toward adults who work with youth:

https://youthadvocacytaskforcevt.wordpress.com/

Talking to Kids About Sex and Sexuality (11-17 years)

http://www.plannedparenthood.org/parents/talking-to-kids-about-sex-and-sexuality

Talking openly, honestly about sexuality (11-17 years)

http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/parents/175?task=view

Tips for talking with your children about sexuality in a healthy and positive way (9-17 years)

http://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/tips_for_talking_with_children_about_sexuality.html

Puberty, sex, identity, relationships (14- 17 years)

Book for teenagers called S.E.X.: The All-You-Need-To-Know Progressive Sexuality Guide