Tag Archives: Transgender

Language Validates Our Lived Experiences: Recognize Cisnormativity

Follow Me on Twitter @msmeadowstweets International educators may be particularly aware of the importance of language, seeing as so many of us toggle between multiple languages in our everyday lives, and teach children who do the same. We’re privy to the … Continue reading

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Transgender School Policy: What’s Yours?

Follow Me on Twitter @msmeadowstweets Unless you are a novice educator, you have taught transgender students. You may not have realized it at the time, but I assure you that you have. Increasingly, educators are becoming aware that they have transgender … Continue reading

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Science as a Political Statement

Follow Me on Twitter @msmeadowstweets I had the honour of meeting with a group of scientists from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this summer, and I can tell you that it’s no secret within the organization that … Continue reading

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Transgender Children Deserve a Warm Welcome Back: Here’s How (and why this benefits all students)

Follow Me on Twitter @msmeadowstweets The roster says they’re a she, but… they look like a he. What do I call them? I’ve met numerous educators who express annoyance at not getting a heads-up from administrators that they have a transgender … Continue reading

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Bathroom Laws and International Schools

Follow Me on Twitter @msmeadowstweets United States President from 2009-2017, Barak Obama, issued a statement last year reminding schools of their responsibility to protect the rights of all students, regardless of gender[1]. Specifically, his guidelines clarified the right of transgender students … Continue reading

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