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Sunday, March 1 • 11:20am - 12:50pm
Navigating Current Events in Your Classroom

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Teaching current events is challenging. How can we prepare students to have reflective and respectful discussion of current events, especially those that may be divisive? How can these lessons support critical literacy development and foster civic awareness? Facing History and Ourselves will model teaching activities to facilitate discussions that promote humanity, equitable participation, academic discourse and consider multiple perspectives.

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Jason David

Program Associate, Facing History and Ourselves
Jason David is a program associate with Facing History and Ourselves. Facing History and Ourselves uses lessons of history to challenge teachers and their students to stand up to bigotry and hate. Jason is a former high school teacher, advisor, and member of a school-based equity... Read More →

Sunday March 1, 2020 11:20am - 12:50pm PST
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