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When planning learning experiences, teachers can challenge potential stereotypes by presenting non-traditional images and role models. They might request speakers from children’s families, feature unbiased books and materials, and give equal praise and encouragement to females in math and science and males in creative and language arts. Derman-Sparks, L. (2001). Anti-bias curriculum: Tools for empowering young children. Washington DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children

Aina, O., And Cameron, P. (2011) Why does gender matters? Counteracting Stereotypes with young Children, Dimensions of Early Childhood Vol 39, No 3 http://southernearlychildhood.org/upload/pdf/Why_Does_Gender_Matter_Counteracting_Stereotypes_With_Young _Children_Olaiya_E_Aina_and_Petronella_A_Cameron.pdf

Alcaldía Mayor de Bogotá, (2010) Lineamientos Curriculares Educación Preescolar Secretaría Distrital de Integración http://www.sedbogota.edu.co/archivos/Educacion_inicial/Procesos_conjuntos/2011/Lineamiento_Pedagogico_
Curricular_Educacion_Inicial.pdf

Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) (2009) Guide to ECD Innovations in Africa: Showcasing Innovative ECD Strategies, Lessons Learned and Tools!, Fourth African International Conference on Early Childhood Development, 10–13 November 2009, Dakar, Senegal ADEA, 2009
http://www.ecdgroup.com/pdfs/resource-Guide%20to%20ECD%20Innovations_Africa.pdf

International Bureau of Education/UNESCO gender and the Curriculum: A list of resources http://www.ungei.org/files/Genderandcurriculum.pdf

(OECD) Starting Strong III - A Quality Toolbox for Early Childhood Education and Care OECD, 2011 http://www.oecd.org/edu/school/startingstrongiii-aqualitytoolboxforearlychildhoodeducationandcare.htm

Abril, P., Cremers,M.,Duncan, N., Golubevaite,L., Krabel, J., Lilaite, A., Bredesen Nordfjell, O., Raudonyte, J., and Romero, A.(2008), Gender Loops Toolbox for gender-conscious and equitable early childhood centres http://www.genderloops.eu/docs/toolbox.pdf

Rabkin, G. (2008) Family literacy: enjoying language together; materials for practical work with parents and children in preschool and kindergarten, UNESCO UIL,Hamburg State Institute for Teacher Training and School Development, http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0017/001778/177842e.pdf

Social y la Petite enfance, grands défis III : Boîte à outils pour une éducation et des structures d'accueil de qualité OCDE, juin 2012
http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/education/petite-enfance-grands-defis-iii_9789264167025-fr

UNESCO (2011) Programa Mesa Educadora para a Primeira Infância: concepções, metodologia e manual de implantação Gerdau/Fundação Maurício Sirotsky Sobrinho, 2011 http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002147/214771por.pdf

Internet Links and Resources
http://www.gadnetwork.org.uk/girls-education

HUMAN RIGHTS RESOURCE CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA http://hrusa.org/thisismyhome/resources/MN_HR_Ed_K-2.pdf

eHow http://www.ehow.com/info_7895309_activities-promote-gender-equality-kindergarten.html

Other lesson plans for adaptation/inspiration
http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/advice-and-guidance/equal-rights-equal-respect/resource-toolkit/lesson-plan-ideas/
http://www.humanityquest.com/topic/art_activities/index.asp?theme1=equality

Other Links
UNICEF early Childhood Development http://www.unicef.org/esaro/5481_early_childhood_development.html

UNICEF Basic Education and Gender Equality
http://www.unicef.org/education/index_41956.html

TeachUnicef Gender Equality
http://teachunicef.org/explore/topic/gender-equality