Qualitative differences among gender-stereotyped toys

  Step 1: In your Learning Team, read and discuss the Week Three Electronic Reserve Readings.

As you discuss these articles, pay special attention to the following topics and issues:

  • Cultural      influences on toys

Write a one-paragraph summary of the main findings from these articles, as they relate to the bulleted topics and issues.

Step 2: Within your Learning Team, investigate popular toys on the market today. You can use the internet or visit a toy store to do this research. See if you can find toys that fall into the four categories above: those that may promote aggression; those that may promote pro-social behavior; those that seem to encourage or discourage gender stereotyping; and those that seem to encourage or discourage cultural differences and/or stereotyping. Identify and investigate a minimum of four toys; one from each category. Discuss your observations about these four categories. Use the questions below as guidance for your team’s analysis of the toys.

How do      toys influence behavior, self-concept, and identity?

  • What      did you observe concerning positive and negative gender stereotyping?
  • How      has your research on toys and gender influenced your views on the relative      influences of environment and heredity on gender and identity development      in children?
  • From      your review of the literature and your examination of actual toys on the      market, do you believe that some toys may increase the likelihood of      aggressive behavior in children?  Under what circumstances might this      occur?  Explain.
  • How      has your research on toys and aggression influenced your views on the      relative influences of environment and heredity on aggressive behavior in      children?
  • Do any      of the toys that you have examined promote stereotypes? Do any discourage      stereotypes? Explain. 
  • Do any      of the toys reflect or indicate cultural and ethnic stereotypes? What      effect can you see this having on the development of self-concept and      identity?
  • How do      toys that promote pro-social behavior benefit development during      childhood?

Create a 2-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation of your findings including detailed speakers notes. Your presentation should summarize the four or more toys you investigated and present your findings on how toys influence development.  Conclude your presentation with a discussion of the following:

After      evaluating toys, what would you advise parents concerning how toys can      influence the development of their children? What would you want them to      be aware of and why?

  • Have      your views about the relative influences of heredity and environment on      human development changed in any way?  For example, are there things      you once attributed to heredity that you now believe to be more strongly      influenced by the environment, or vice versa?

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