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Gender Neutral Language (Education)

18 November 2009

Right now, I’m correcting 8th grade compositions on theme “what is your dream for the future”.  One of my students wrote this sentence: “I want to be a police men in the future”.

To use this as an opportunity to teach about plural/singular nouns, or to suggest ‘police officer’ as a gender neutral alternative: that is the question…

 

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  1. 19 November 2009 12:07 am

    Can you do both?

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