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LGBTQ plus with Giovanni Licata

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fionaljp 2019-05-22T15:51:05 Looking forward to #ELTchat tonight with guest moderator Giovanni Licata talking about LGBTQ in ELT - forgot hashta… https://t.co/IJGmXEVO9O
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T17:58:09 Good evening #ELTchat . I'm ready, nervous and excited to be here.
EWorld2019 2019-05-22T17:59:18 Good evening everyone #ELTchat
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:00:02 @GioLic1976 Hello Giovanni! Good evening and good to see you. Welcome to #ELTchat
EWorld2019 2019-05-22T18:00:09 @GioLic1976 Good evening, Giovanni & welcome #ELTchat
bellinguist 2019-05-22T18:00:11 Good evening everyone! #eltchat
koomska 2019-05-22T18:00:59 @GioLic1976 Good Evening #eltchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:00:59 Hello, @bellinguist and @EWorld2019 #ELTchat
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:01:10 @bellinguist Hi Darren. Nice to see you on #ELTchat
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:02:00 @koomska @GioLic1976 Hi Kate #ELTchat Nice to see you
koomska 2019-05-22T18:02:52 @fionaljp @GioLic1976 Nice to be here - missed so many recently. #eltchat
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:03:07 @EWorld2019 @GioLic1976 Good evening! Looking forward to tonight’s #ELTchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:03:25 @koomska @fionaljp Glad you made it for this one #ELTchat
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:04:12 Here’s tonight’s #ELTchat topic again. https://t.co/mAI5RYq4Bc
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:04:13 Evening all. I'm ready for this #ELTChat
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:04:30 @SueAnnan Hello Sue #ELTchat
koomska 2019-05-22T18:05:12 @SueAnnan Hello Sue #ELTChat
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:05:29 What can we do to make sure our LGBTQ students feel accepted? #ELTchat
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:06:22 I wonder how many of you have seen The Lesson by @GioLic1976 #ELTchat https://t.co/puobMWQNO0
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:06:45 @SueAnnan That is the question...#eltchat, hopefully tonight we're going to come up with a few strategies
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:06:54 #ELTChat Found this on my daughter's twitter feed https://t.co/eXVqQfxy2J
koomska 2019-05-22T18:07:43 @fionaljp @GioLic1976 I looked at it today, looks great for all inclusivity #ELTChat
EWorld2019 2019-05-22T18:07:57 @SueAnnan Regardless of the subject taught, promoting diversity & inclusivity is a crucial step in any classroom #ELTchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:08:07 @SueAnnan Yes, I was aware of it. Thanks for posting it, @SueAnnan #ELTchat
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:08:45 #ELTchat https://t.co/JFMMrmZWdW
bellinguist 2019-05-22T18:09:00 In the UK, new legislation has just been introduced regarding same sex education which is a positive step forward… https://t.co/Kdfyin6Q0p
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:09:12 @koomska @fionaljp Thank you @KateLloyd05 . Those who have tried it have found it useful. I was wondering iif every… https://t.co/y3W08CzAXo
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:09:43 I haven't seen it until now.- Been a bit busy chez nous #ELTchat
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:10:47 I try to be inclusive anyway, but the topic of gender doesn't often raise its head in my classroom #ELTchat
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T18:11:06 #ELTchat Hello and sorry to be joining late - in an interview! Welcome @GioLic1976 and thanks for leading our chat today!
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:11:16 The premise of#e lesson is to use the learners to revisit the coursebook . The basic idea is to get them to look at… https://t.co/1T3hzVN61t
EWorld2019 2019-05-22T18:11:41 @GioLic1976 @koomska @fionaljp @KateLloyd05 Yes, I did & found the way you tackle the issue quite interesting & creative #ELTchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:12:25 @Marisa_C Thank you for having me, @Marisa_C . T A great opportunity, really. #ELTchat
bellinguist 2019-05-22T18:12:28 @GioLic1976 What a great idea! I wonder if LGBTQ is something they mention immediately or not #ELTchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:13:50 @bellinguist The interesting thing is that every single time this lesson has been taught, they have mentioned LGBTQ… https://t.co/CZdBIuZWHa
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:14:00 @GioLic1976 Here's an example of social groups identified as not included in the course book by students #ELTchat https://t.co/RqQ1x2taF6
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T18:14:46 @EWorld2019 @GioLic1976 @koomska @fionaljp @KateLloyd05 I must have missed a step here - can you repeat that for me pls? #ELTchat
bellinguist 2019-05-22T18:14:52 @GioLic1976 That is great to hear - I believe so far it has been taught mainly with younger learners? #ELTchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:15:37 @fionaljp Thank you for this, @fionaljp This was a class of 12 yos. The teacher was so excited, she left the room a… https://t.co/Wb4d4aFULz
bellinguist 2019-05-22T18:15:48 @fionaljp @GioLic1976 An interesting graphic - thanks for sharing Fiona #ELTchat
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T18:16:14 Publishers always tend to play it safe and cater to large populations (of parents mostly who are terrified of any s… https://t.co/IAyFckThTu
koomska 2019-05-22T18:16:18 @GioLic1976 @bellinguist Have you ever done the lesson with teenagers? I work in a summer school with lots of diffe… https://t.co/5KxNkBJqGD
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:16:40 @EWorld2019 @GioLic1976 @koomska @KateLloyd05 Me too! #ELTchat Love the fact that is bottom-up, all from the studen… https://t.co/0xcTc6FAqZ
bellinguist 2019-05-22T18:17:11 @Marisa_C Yes, sadly this is the case. There has been some backlash in the UK from parents on the new legislation t… https://t.co/ZYYL2aOCsB
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:17:19 @EWorld2019 @koomska @fionaljp @KateLloyd05 Thank you so much. It is really thanks to the teachers that have tried… https://t.co/jEKo0BhAhI
koomska 2019-05-22T18:17:19 @GioLic1976 @fionaljp #eltchat sorry this answered my question !
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T18:17:43 What about homophobic older learners #ELTchat
EWorld2019 2019-05-22T18:18:01 @GioLic1976 @fionaljp They seem to have a high level of awareness & maturity on social issues #ELTchat
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:18:11 @Marisa_C I think I have the monopoly on them at the moment :-) #eltchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:18:53 @koomska @bellinguist Yes, @KateLloyd05 Most of the lessons you'll on the blog  https://t.co/Gfd8MIwHSG were done w… https://t.co/4Rx9lWsTMZ
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T18:18:58 Are there any good powerful video stories that we could bring to lessons to raise awareness? #ELTchat https://t.co/EluZHuPnWB
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:19:20 @koomska @GioLic1976 @bellinguist Good point Kate. This is another thing about The Lesson is that it is so flexible… https://t.co/d5fYMOeS9a
bellinguist 2019-05-22T18:20:13 @Marisa_C I imagine there must be some on the @stonewalluk website but am not sure #eltchat
koomska 2019-05-22T18:20:14 @GioLic1976 @bellinguist @KateLloyd05 Thanks #eltchat
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:20:27 Have you seen James Taylor's book  Raise Up? It is trying to turn the tide on the non represented people #ELTChat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:21:24 @SueAnnan I have! Lovely idea and initiative. Hoping to collaborate with them. #ELTchat
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T18:21:33 @SueAnnan Haven't yet can you share the link pls #ELTchat - keep meaning to but always sth comes up :-(
esm_teacher 2019-05-22T18:22:29 @fionaljp @GioLic1976 WOW very interesting! #eltchat
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:23:01 https://t.co/nA6OcBYYVU#eltchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:23:02 I think that a very important point is to ensure that content comes from the students. During a study I conducted i… https://t.co/dqE23saQLs
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:24:57 If we encourage learners to design new materials that are more inclusive, we are just "facilitating" and cannot be… https://t.co/fbSD8Tria6
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:25:16 @Marisa_C @SueAnnan Here’s the link Marisa #ELTchat https://t.co/oCTrqEiEWc
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T18:25:55 @fionaljp @SueAnnan Thank you both lovely people #ELTchat
bellinguist 2019-05-22T18:27:00 These resources on the @stonewalluk website may be of interest  #ELTchat https://t.co/Suu2tPfZVr
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:28:11 @GioLic1976 Would you say a project-based approach would work well for The Lesson? #ELTchat
koomska 2019-05-22T18:28:12 @GioLic1976 Learner autonomy too! #eltchat
EWorld2019 2019-05-22T18:28:55 @bellinguist @stonewalluk What about the terminology used in class? this can be also important when trying to avoid… https://t.co/iH0kNPSdNp
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:28:57 I think it might depend on your type of student #eltchat
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T18:29:21 I think some fact gathering by  the learners themselves iss important! Tolerance and inclusivity come with knowledg… https://t.co/IXjrCPEq79
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:29:29 @fionaljp Definitely. The lesson usually takes 2 hours, but you can then use what the sts have produced in follow-u… https://t.co/UA8AKE1wiM
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:30:28 @Marisa_C Today I had to work on inclusion for a poor French student with the thickest accent. The old Swiss were d… https://t.co/9wJzP6kuKK
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:31:10 @EWorld2019 @bellinguist @stonewalluk Very good question. On this topic, I suggest you watch John Gray's plenary at… https://t.co/cC7N0HYXXR
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T18:31:31 And perhaps we should also work on our own vocabularies as well!!! us older folk! even the concept of 'tolerance' i… https://t.co/LRQMH7iBkw
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:31:44 I explained that he was actually a valuable resource  #eltchat
bellinguist 2019-05-22T18:31:59 Do most of the schools/educational institutions we work in have inclusivity/equality policies? #ELTchat
koomska 2019-05-22T18:32:07 @GioLic1976 @EWorld2019 @bellinguist @stonewalluk That was a great plenary. #eltchat
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:32:28 @koomska @GioLic1976 @EWorld2019 @bellinguist @stonewalluk Yes. It was very good #eltchat
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T18:33:18 Mine does - has since forever! #ELTchat https://t.co/OyNrfrTcVd https://t.co/WmhzhqHxcc
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:33:56 @bellinguist This is hopefully the case for most of us. #ELTchat
koomska 2019-05-22T18:34:44 @bellinguist I’m based in an independent boarding school and inclusivity is very much on the agenda. We apply the s… https://t.co/ivCLMSCjqJ
EWorld2019 2019-05-22T18:35:32 @SueAnnan @Marisa_C Haha, poor kid! I can relate   #ELTchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:35:35 One of the interviewees in my study expressed her shock at how poorly prepared she was to use inclusive language, h… https://t.co/KvbTyCMTp2
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:36:17 It's very difficult not to 'other' by accident. #eltchat
koomska 2019-05-22T18:36:37 @bellinguist It can be a challenge with some students who have preconceived ideas about students from other cultures though. #eltchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:36:55 I also believe in what Morgan (2004), “there are no neutral spaces in schooling, no ways to insulate oneself from… https://t.co/dsEHymff31
EWorld2019 2019-05-22T18:38:16 @GioLic1976 this makes your work even more relevant in terms of beneficial impact non only on learners but on entir… https://t.co/CweB26vphp
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:38:30 Isn't there a way to be inclusive without introducing gender topics into the classroom?  Surely we don't accept bullying. #eltchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:38:36 @koomska @bellinguist That can be a challenge. However, usually because the content is coming from other sts and be… https://t.co/N6pcTiC3xn
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:39:06 @EWorld2019 Yes! #ELTchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:40:17 @SueAnnan In fact, "the lesson" doesn't introduce any topic. The sts do and they decide whom/what they wish to desi… https://t.co/OB7hy0OpWS
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:42:09 @GioLic1976 IN that case it's fine. I deal with what emerges- If it doesn't come up, I'm also fine with that #eltchat
EWorld2019 2019-05-22T18:46:08 @SueAnnan @GioLic1976 I would do the same. As long as everything is done in a respectful & sensible manner, I would… https://t.co/3o50Jdz3dO
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:46:56 @EWorld2019 @SueAnnan Exactly. #ELTchat
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:46:57 Where have responses to The Lesson come from so far? #ELTchat
koomska 2019-05-22T18:47:17 @SueAnnan @GioLic1976 They might notice the under representation of older people though! #eltchat
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:47:51 @koomska @SueAnnan @GioLic1976 Exactly! #ELTchat
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:48:06 @koomska @GioLic1976 WE don't really use coursebooks with this type of student. They have their own agenda #eltchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:49:07 @fionaljp A few teachers from my school in Rome have contributed as well as teachers from Southern and Northern Ita… https://t.co/UKJjGCQZRs
koomska 2019-05-22T18:50:24 @GioLic1976 @fionaljp Have the classes been multilingual? #eltchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:50:43 @koomska @SueAnnan And they do! Have a look at the WB photo that @fionaljp posted earlier. #ELTchat It's so interes… https://t.co/SxdY0HquxA
EWorld2019 2019-05-22T18:51:24 @GioLic1976 @fionaljp was it your first time taking this concept/topic abroad? #ELTchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:51:32 @koomska @fionaljp Some were multilingual, some were mono. #ELTchat
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T18:51:39 What about on training courses for teachers? Can you mention a few ideas on how to place the topic in a proper focu… https://t.co/yZeiF49Shy
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:51:47 @GioLic1976 @koomska @SueAnnan Here it is again #ELTchat https://t.co/3z3VUnRBwp
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:52:09 @fionaljp @GioLic1976 @koomska Thanks Fi #eltchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:53:03 @EWorld2019 @fionaljp No, I presented at IATEFL last year, reporting on the findings from my research study on the… https://t.co/Q9RRaeyYH5
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:53:03 @Marisa_C Do you have a session where you analyse a coursebook? You could do it there #eltchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:53:45 @SueAnnan @Marisa_C Good idea. #ELTchat
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T18:54:23 @SueAnnan yes we do #ELTchat  materials evaluation & design - seems like a fine spot to talk about it
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:54:52 @Marisa_C Well there you are then :-) #eltchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:55:37 @Marisa_C If I'm the tutor on the course, I present the blog and the lesson (which includes all underrepresented gr… https://t.co/rWxLtVH2lc
koomska 2019-05-22T18:56:37 @GioLic1976 @Marisa_C I’m thinking it would make a good CPD session for teachers too. #eltchat
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T18:57:01 We are approaching the last few minutes of this fascinating #ELTChat Then we will go into slow burn mode for 24 ho… https://t.co/Cn7ZRNkygZ
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:57:22 @koomska @Marisa_C Absolutely. I have done it for CPD in different schools in Italy. #ELTchat
fionaljp 2019-05-22T18:58:01 @GioLic1976 @Marisa_C #ELTchat Here’s the blog - The Unpublished: https://t.co/d9L03D5pCc
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T18:58:07 @koomska @GioLic1976 it well may - these are new paths for most of us so we need to look at various options - not a… https://t.co/LQuLQEL66Q
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T18:58:54 I'd be really glad to see more teachers teaching the lesson all over the world. If you do teach the lesson please s… https://t.co/wADiwcJSTW
SueAnnan 2019-05-22T19:00:02 @GioLic1976 Thanks for your interesting content. It was a great decision to invite you to moderate.  #ELTChat
koomska 2019-05-22T19:00:56 @SueAnnan @GioLic1976 Absolutely- really interesting chat. Thank you #eltchat
fionaljp 2019-05-22T19:01:11 @Marisa_C @koomska @GioLic1976 #ELTchat Yes, reminds me of what John Gray said in his talk: https://t.co/Z2NUOh88Tm
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T19:01:30 Summary writer please? #ELTchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T19:01:37 @SueAnnan Thank you so much to all of you. This topic is really dear to my heart and I will take every opportunity… https://t.co/XQGm6q0MOs
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T19:02:22 @Marisa_C I would be happy to do it, if it's okay with you.#ELTchat
fionaljp 2019-05-22T19:02:36 RT @GioLic1976: I'd be really glad to see more teachers teaching the lesson all over the world. If you do teach the lesson please send me p…
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T19:02:51 Important tweet expressing how we all feel #eltchat - thank you for leading this discussion with your ideas and exp… https://t.co/XUz5yeMkTp
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T19:03:16 @GioLic1976 I would LOVE you to do it yes #ELTchat
EWorld2019 2019-05-22T19:03:18 @fionaljp @Marisa_C @koomska @GioLic1976 Yes, definitely! Thank you all for this interesting chat #ELTchat
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T19:03:46 @Marisa_C Done deal. #ELTchat
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T19:05:23 @GioLic1976 Perfect!!  Let's wait till tomorrow evening in case there are more contributions to this #ELTchat topic… https://t.co/36QF5VjwXf
GioLic1976 2019-05-22T19:06:47 Good night everyone! I'm feeling really happy about this experience tonight with you. Have a fabulous rest of the night or day #ELTchat
fionaljp 2019-05-22T19:08:11 @GioLic1976 Night and many thanks - great #ELTchat Thanks and Bye all
Marisa_C 2019-05-22T19:14:24 Good night all and thank you to all who participated as well!!!! You all created a great conversation!!! #ELTchat A… https://t.co/IxVYpYfQgx
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T09:46:59 @SueAnnan They definitely exist in my context, and for starters it's treating them "like the other boys". For those… https://t.co/RMZjMGeRXX
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T09:48:18 @SueAnnan Should it be raised more often, do you think? #eltchat
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T09:49:52 @GioLic1976 @bellinguist I think publishers are people just like us, but sadly money speaks more than equality. Cap… https://t.co/NiVVUFS394
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T09:50:50 Great topics for lessons to represent people not in coursebooks. They exist in life, but not in education. But isn'… https://t.co/JehLQ53qPf
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T09:51:49 @Marisa_C Parents are scarier than protesters #eltchat
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T09:54:29 @Marisa_C What about homophobic younger learners? I feel like they are harder to persuade (more fire in the  belly,… https://t.co/FolnoNyKO4
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T09:58:40 @GioLic1976 Great research. I also think a bottom-up approach is preferred as well so it isn't preaching. Preaching… https://t.co/XRislBIV3B
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T10:00:04 @Marisa_C Very thoughtful, never considered the word tolerance with a negative connotation. #eltchat
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T10:02:08 @bellinguist What might be some examples of not having inclusive policies? I think we all would include non-normati… https://t.co/4pmgzgGxn9
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T10:02:56 @SueAnnan Even for 'others' to 'other' other people (so to speak) #eltchat
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T10:05:19 @GioLic1976 I think about this more and more within language teaching in particular- the bigger the divide between… https://t.co/pOuaSbZlAg
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T10:07:08 @SueAnnan I'm not for preaching, but I also have to consider that unaware people won't naturally bring up social is… https://t.co/z1GliFfRDD
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T10:08:14 @koomska @SueAnnan @GioLic1976 Our coursebook tries very hard to be inclusive. It was a regular set of characters f… https://t.co/9Wm3RIQRES
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T10:09:17 @koomska @SueAnnan @GioLic1976 and single, employed, and healthy! #eltchat
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T10:16:00 I think that nobody can expect social change within 1 lesson, or even 10 lessons. Change = small efforts over a gen… https://t.co/T6wXLBetdS
jonjoTESOL 2019-05-23T10:19:25 I'd also be wary of using LGBTQ+ causes for marketing purposes or for virtue signalling. Discrimination, murder, ab… https://t.co/HaVmeWrJe7
MatsSupport 2019-05-23T13:31:25 @SueAnnan Include LGBT+ as well as racially diverse images in presentations. I don't mention it/point it out to sts… https://t.co/TvOpxNLU6e
MatsSupport 2019-05-23T14:55:16 @GioLic1976 @jonjoTESOL @Marisa_C Absolutely. I've had many kids repeat song lyrics in class which contain slurs. E… https://t.co/8JNnsEZ1uv
MatsSupport 2019-05-23T14:59:29 @GioLic1976 @jonjoTESOL @Marisa_C This extends to parents too. I have a student who had an old copy of a book with… https://t.co/sEnsSomfQq


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