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Strategies and Methods for Implementing Trauma-Informed Pedagogy
Institutions whose practices materialize the dominant discourses and ideologies throughout a society.
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LGBTQIA+ Students: Trauma and Education
Nathan Taylor (Robert Morris University, USA)
Copyright: © 2022 |Pages: 17
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7473-7.ch004
Structural changes have occurred at a rapid rate in the U.S. concerning LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, and ally/asexual) rights and lived experiences. However, in K-12 education LGBTQIA+ students continue to face challenges and obstacles not faced by their heterosexual, cisgender peers. Using heteronormativity as its underpinning, this chapter will highlight some of the challenges encountered by LGBTQIA+ students, provide a background to understand the current state of educational practices and policies, and provide recommendations for teachers, administrators, students, and communities to help reduce the trauma endured by many LGBTQIA+ students.
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Socio-Technical Communities: From Informal to Formal?
Social structures within a group or society are relatively enduring pattern, interrelationship of social elements, or relations to other group members (e.g., expectations, social interaction, and relationships within social systems).
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