The Gender Wheel Curriculum provides a holistic & nature-based approach to gender and draws from multiple disciplines for a broader understanding. Learning begins at the center of the Wheel with the Pronoun Circle and expands out through the Inside, Body, and Relationship Circles.
Language acquisition, suppressed history, binary thinking and implicit bias are also addressed. This reorients students toward a fundamental base of dignity and respect outside of systemic gender oppression.
Incorporating inclusive perspectives and practices at every level of the curriculum support a stronger sense of self, while creating systemic change in the world at large.
Adaptable to any age. Currently available materials focus on Ages 0-10.
Overview of the SIX Levels of the Curriculum
LEVEL 0 - INTRO
The Whole Story: Reorientation Toward the Gender Wheel
a brief look at what has been suppressed in Western culture and how it’s impacted our sense of context and thinking regarding gender.
Recommended as a starting point before moving onto further levels.
Heal the Song, Free the Mind: Language Acquisition and Inclusive Practices
practical tools that harness the power of the nonverbal, somatic engagement and play to interrupt gender assumptions and stereotypes, and support kids to embody healthy ideas and dynamics related to gender.
Infinity Within: Reclaiming the Suppressed, Establishing Reflection
seeing all the different ways to be in the world around us communicates that we belong and are free to grow into who we are
Infinity All Around: Diversity is Necessary and Keeps up Strong
seeing ourselves in community over isolation shows how we are connected and takes the onus off the individual
Infinity Continues, The Dance Between Us: Bodies, Gender, Relationship, Community
Self love leads to healthy relationships
Dancing the Wheel: Staying Infinite in a Limited Culture
Using the wheel to heal, Creating inclusive practices based on the Gender Wheel