Social Issues, Literature and the Classroom
60 Minute Virtual Session
Learning Pathway: Equity
Using literature & technology, this session will teach about poverty & migration in the classroom. The session will discuss how educators can engage the stereotypes surrounding poverty to create an accepting classroom. In doing so, it will help build student’s critical thinking skills.
Learning Objective 1: Participants will be able use Google’s Jamboard, an interactive white board, to help foster classroom discussion.
Learning Objective 2: Participants will be able to use literacy strategies to access primary and secondary sources.
Learning Objective 3: Participants will be able to integrate the resources from this session in their classroom.
Kazimir Gazdzik, Teacher, ISD 742 – Tech High School
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Brian Cashman, Coordinator, Alternative Programs Goodhue County Education District
Dave Blanchard, Adjunct Faculty, School of Education, Teacher Development St. Cloud State University
Jennifer Dugan, Director, Statewide Testing Minnesota Department of Ed
Jim Smith, K-12 Consulting No Limits Learning
Will Remmert, Elementary Principal New Prague Area Schools
Danijella Duvnjak, Director of Teaching and Learning – HCPA Hmong College Prepartory Academy
Jessica Moore, Secondary Coordinator of Curriculum ISD #742