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EDUCATION OVERVIEW

The Representation Project amplifies and elevates the impact of our films by bringing them to classrooms and youth-serving organizations worldwide. Our comprehensive educational curricula feature age appropriate video modules, interactive discussions, and thought-provoking activities. With content for kindergarten through post-secondary, our curricula are the go-to resource for developing media literacy, fostering social emotional learning (SEL), and critically examining the representation of gender. Learn more below.

CURRICULUM

Curriculum-BundleMISS REPRESENTATION

The Miss Representation curriculum helps students from kindergarten through university develop media literacy and critically examine representations of gender. To date, we have distributed more than 5,000 copies worldwide.

THE MASK YOU LIVE IN

The Mask You Live In curriculum helps students from kindergarten through university develop social and emotional learning (SEL) and critically examine gender roles. To date, we have distributed nearly 1,000 copies worldwide.

YOUTH LEADERSHIP

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YOUTH REP PROGRAM

The Global Youth Rep program is for high school and college students who are committed to ending limiting stereotypes and social injustices on their campuses and in their communities. As a Global Youth Rep, your students will participate in The Representation Project's social action campaigns (such as #BuildConfidence, #AskHerMore, and #NotBuyingIt), screen one of The Representation Project’s films, and spread the films’ messages throughout your campus and community.

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GLOBAL YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL

The Representation Project's Global Youth Advisory Council is made up of 25 amazing high school and college students, representing four countries. Each Council member organizes local youth by facilitating a Global Youth Rep chapter on their campus or community.

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GLOBAL YOUTH SUMMIT

The Representation Project is excited to announce the first annual Global Youth Summit. This event will take place August 5-7th 2016 at the University of California, Berkeley. Youth from around the world will gather to discuss youth-related issues, be empowered by inspirational speakers, and make a commitment to promote The Representation Project’s mission to end limiting stereotypes and social injustices. More information on how to register and event details coming soon.

EDUCATOR TRAINING PROGRAM

The Representation Project’s Educator Training Program teaches educators the best practices for using The Mask You Live In and Miss Representation curricula in your classrooms. Complete the following application to get started.

PLEASE NOTE

For the 2015-2016 academic year, the Educator Training Program is limited to schools in the San Francisco Bay Area and Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN.

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    Please note that for the 2016-2015 academic year, we are only providing training for The Mask You Live In.

FREE RESOURCES

QUIZZES

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#TheRepTest

#TheRepTest is a media literacy tool, sparking conversation about overall representation in film, television, and video games and encouraging more diversity in the entertainment industry.

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#MissRepTest

We want complex, dynamic female characters we can relate to! Take the #MissRepTest to see if a female character positively represents girls and women or if she falls back on familiar gender stereotypes.

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#PrideQuiz

The LGBT community is often misrepresented in the media, who sometimes reduce LGBT characters to stereotypes and punchlines. Take this quiz to find out how well a character represents the LGBT community and tweet the character’s grade at the media makers.

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#BeyondTheMask Quiz

At The Representation Project, "Beyond The Mask" refers to actions or behaviors that go beyond the narrow definition of what it means to "be a man." Join us and grade male characters as role models.

'MISS REPRESENTATION' CONVERSATION STARTERS

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For Youth Leaders

Help youth lead activities with their class, youth group, or club. These peer-led sessions guide participants through considering the ways mainstream media shapes beliefs and practices when it comes to women and girls. The Mask You Live In resources coming soon.

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For Student Athletes

Student athletes use our tools to examine how media shapes beliefs about behavior, informs self-concepts, and perpetuates limiting stereotypes about girls and women. The Mask You Live In resources coming soon.

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For Families

Help the parents in your program or school lead activities with their kids. They'll consider the ways mainstream media shapes beliefs and practices when it comes to women and girls. The Mask You Live In resources coming soon.

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FOR PARENTS & CAREGIVERS OF STUDENT ATHLETES

Lead activities with your student athlete. Together, you'll consider the ways mainstream media shapes beliefs and practices when it comes to women and girls. The Mask You Live In resources coming soon.

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FOR COACHES OF STUDENT ATHLETES

Engage your student athletes in hands-on activities designed to spark a discussion about what it means to “Be a Man” and support them in becoming their whole selves.

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