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Indigenous Peoples Curricula Day and Teach-In
Sep
7
11:00 AM11:00

Indigenous Peoples Curricula Day and Teach-In

  • National Museum of the American indian (map)
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September 7, 2019 is the tentative date for this event. Join the National Museum of the American Indian and D.C. Area Educators for Social Justice (a Teaching for Change project) for a teach-in on Indigenous Peoples. Engage with curriculum and strategies for teaching students about Indigenous Peoples' history and life today. The speakers and workshops will include resources from Native Knowledge 360° and the campaign to abolish Columbus Day.

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Exploring Race, Representation, and History in Children's Literature
Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

Exploring Race, Representation, and History in Children's Literature

Many teachers face either the pressures to avoid difficult topics or to plunge in with little consideration of what is best for children at each stage of their development. This session will be a time for teachers to explore and discuss these issues surrounded by children's books in preparation for D.C. Area Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action.

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Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action Curriculum Fair
Jan
22
5:30 PM17:30

Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action Curriculum Fair

Please join us for a curriculum fair for the Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action. Teachers will have the opportunity to browse books and lessons related to the BLM at School Week of Action, participate in mini-workshops and table discussions, and receive a FREE book for use in their classroom.

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Exploring Race, Representation, and History in Children's Literature
Jan
12
10:00 AM10:00

Exploring Race, Representation, and History in Children's Literature

Many teachers face either the pressures to avoid difficult topics or to plunge in with little consideration of what is best for children at each stage of their development. This session will be a time for teachers to explore and discuss these issues surrounded by children's books in preparation for D.C. Area Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action.

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Exploring Gender, Bias, and Stereotypes in Children's Literature
Jun
2
10:00 AM10:00

Exploring Gender, Bias, and Stereotypes in Children's Literature

This session for early childhood teachers, hosted by Project Unlearn and Teaching for Change's D.C. Area Educators for Social Justice, will provide time for early childhood teachers to explore issues of gender, gender identity, gender bias, and gender stereotypes in children's books. Educators will be encouraged to consider the intersections of race and class as it relates to these issues.

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Sites of Social Change: Tools for Creating Inclusive Classrooms
May
21
5:00 PM17:00

Sites of Social Change: Tools for Creating Inclusive Classrooms

  • 740 15th Street NW, Suite 900 Washington, DC 20005 (map)
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A troubling spate of incidents nationwide has brought issues of race and racism to the forefront in classrooms across the country, leaving educators to grapple with many difficult questions. Central among them: How do you broach these topics in schools? And, more broadly: How do you create more inclusive learning spaces for all students? Join New America’s Education Policy Program and D.C. Area Educators for Social Justice, a project of Teaching for Change, for this evening workshop. 

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Exploring Race, Representation, and History in Children's Literature
May
19
12:00 PM12:00

Exploring Race, Representation, and History in Children's Literature

This session for early childhood teachers, hosted by Project Unlearn and Teaching for Change's D.C. Area Educators for Social Justice, will provide time for early childhood teachers to explore how to address issues of race, representation, and history in developmentally appropriate ways.

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