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‘What did he invent?’

This homework project, set for a 6 year old in a UK school, doesn’t even allow the possibility that an inventor might be a woman. Our supporters on Twitter were quick to respond with some useful ideas of women who’ve made great discoveries.

This homework assignment is a great example of how easy it is to pass on unconscious biases about what women and men can do.  Our lesson plan and resources for schools have some ideas for simple ways that teachers can challenge gender stereotypes in the classroomRead more…