Why Gender Matters

- 3 Credits - 

3 Semester Credits

PD credits for re-certification and
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  • up to 5 months to complete
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Course Description

This course will re-examine the basic gender differences and social behavior patterns that parents and teachers should know. Biological and psychological gender differences are examined regarding society. Teachers will examine the latest research as it applies to students and teachers in the classroom as well as school settings. Educators will learn about improving some gender accommodations for academic achievement of all students. Educators will research the basic gender differences as well as the alternative gender preferences and lifestyles that exist. Teachers will develop lessons or activities for classroom applications that help all students understand basic gender differences and alternative preferences so students can be successful in school and society.

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3 Semester Graduate Credits

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Why Gender Matters

- 3 Graduate Credits -

Course Objectives

  1. Educators will understand the basic psychological behavior variations that exist along with the physiological differences that affect the bodies operational systems.
  2. Students will recognize the hidden roles and social class expectations regarding both sexes and approaches to addressing problems, risks and social group practices.
  3. Educators will analyze the gender behavioral variations in schools and social media influences and how sexuality may be affected in both school and public environments.
  4. Participants will study about how drugs and alcohol may be perceived differently between the genders and the potential consequences of abuses to young people.
  5. Educators will research the issues related to gender differences as well as the various alternative sexual preferences and identities that are currently affecting social norms.
  6. Teachers will develop a lesson/unit plan and or activity/project that involve gender differences and improve their understanding for better student instruction and learning.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

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Why Gender Matters

Why Gender Matters

- 3 Credits - 3 Semester Credits(post-baccalaureate PD credits for re-certification andpay-lane increases)accredited nationwidestart any timeup to 5 months to completeindependent studyall course materials included with course tuitionview FAQCourse DescriptionThis course will examine the learning differences between girls and boys. Their inherent learning and social dynamics are explored. The development differences, structure and spectrum of gender brain operations are explained. Practical considerations for creating the ultimate classroom environments for elementary and secondary schools are profiled. This course will focus on classroom applications for an understanding of how brain-based gender learning affects teaching. The course covers behavior, math instruction, testing and academic achievement

TLC Testimonials

I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
Thank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues


(3 Semester Graduate Credits)