Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Parents and Their Gender Biased Standards

No description

Aprille Agriam

on 8 June 2016

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Parents and Their Gender Biased Standards

Background Information
In an article,
Do Parents Have Different Hopes and Standards for Their Sons Than for Their Daughters?,
Michael Gonchar, a writer for the New York times, claims that parents hold different expectations for their sons and daughters. Based on Google analytics, examined by Seth Stephens Davidowitz, parents' most popular searches were on whether their daughters were too fat or whether their sons were "gifted".
Due to the negative effects it could potentially have on children, parents should not have different hopes and standards for their sons than they do their daughters.
Every parent wants their children to succeed, but by setting different standards for their children, based on their gender, it leads a child to feel inferior to their sibling.
Added Pressure
As children grow older, they begin to notice differences between their siblings and how each of them are treated. Parents then begin to compare one child to the other, which strains children as they attempt to be just as superior.
Loss of Individuality
Because parents have tendencies to push their children in certain directions, based on their gender, children begin to lose sight of their own selves.

of girls are more likely to get into gifted programs, while
of boys are more likely to be overweight.
Parents and Their Gender Biased Standards
Therefore, if a parent wants their child to feel more valued, less stressed, and a person of their own interests, they need to refrain from treating their children differently based on gender.
According to Stephens-Davidowitz's & Google
Full transcript