Addressing gender and other forms of bias through the construction of micromessages has yet to be a major focus in the classroom. The point of change is at the point where we control our messages. But first we must become aware of them.
Try the following activity, which may raise your awareness of implicit biases and how they relate to the construction of micromessages.
This activity is adapted from a Women in Science, Engineering and Technology Initiative presentation by E. Haines and A. Maguire.