Past Events

Join the Canadian Association for Young Children Rethinking Stories Series

Exploring Children’s Experiences of Gender and Heteronormative Disruptive Texts in Early Years Classrooms

Date: December 8, 2022

Nicole Trottier is an early years teacher working to disrupt gender norms. In this session, she will share her research that sought to disrupt dominant gender and heteronormative discourses in her grade two classroom. She will share her experiences as a teacher-researcher, her findings, and the criteria questions she developed for educators when considering the quality and potential of disruptive texts for young children.

View a video recording of this event here.
See the list of “disruptive texts” provided at the session here.