It’s only March, and at the same time, it’s already March! I’ve definitely been feeling the impacts of living in a global pandemic lately, and others that I’ve have told me that feelings of isolation and loneliness are weighing particularly heavily on them too. But, spring has definitely arrived in East Tennessee, and the dogwoods … More A new grant & 3 new pubs!
Interested in learning more about ways to help every student reason and make sense of mathematics? The Global Math Department‘s newest webinar will explore at least NINE equitable math teaching strategies with Dr. Marilyn Strutchens. REGISTER HERE About This Webinar In this session, we will focus on strategies that have been shown to help each and … More Equitable Teaching Strategies: Webinar
CPM Education program sponsors an Academy of Best Practices for novice teachers (5 years experience or less). Applications are due May 1, 2018. You do not have to use the CPM curriculum in order to apply. This is a great opportunity for mentoring and networking with teachers from around the country. Check it out! http://cpm.org/abp/ … More Apply for the Academy of Best Practices
Free Minds, Free People is a national conference presented by the Education for Liberation Network that brings together teachers, young people, researchers, parents, and community-based activists/educators from across the country to build a movement to develop and promote education as a tool for liberation. The conference is a space in which these groups can learn … More Free Minds, Free People proposals due January 27, 2017!
Find more details here from Rethinking Schools. Teachers 4 Social Justice Conference Free! Saturday, October 8, is the venerable Teachers 4 Social Justice Conference, held every year at Mission High School in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission district. The theme for this year’s conference is “Teaching for Social Justice—Intersections of Teaching and Power.” Rethinking … More Connect with other social justice educators at conferences this fall
The next Free Minds, Free People will take place in Baltimore, MD, July 6 – 9, 2017! Mark your calendar, start organizing to participate, and spread the word! And just to give you a taste, check out the video highlights from 2016 in Oakland!
Looking to get more out of your summer? Register Today for Teaching Statistics through Data Investigations Our world is rich with data sources, and technology makes data more accessible than ever before! To help ensure students are future ready to use data for making informed decisions, many countries around the world have increased the emphasis … More Starts Monday: Teaching Statistics through Data Investigations
Check out this podcast, which includes a panel discussion with panelists: Dr. Lorri J. Santamaría (Univ. of Auckland), Dr. Tonikiaa Orange (UCLA), Dr. Django Paris (MSU), Ms. Adeyanju Odutola (Clemson University), and Ms. Taylor Allbright (USC). They’re talking about the need for research that centralizes pedagogy that connects the experiences of students’ lives to the classroom. https://aeradivg.wordpress.com/divgpodcasts/
Often times, teachers appear in the news as the scapegoats for low achievement achievement or as those at the center of new high-stakes accountability measures. So it’s refreshing to come across a news story that takes a more personal and positive look at teaching. Read about a young teacher in Oklahoma who was featured on … More Some good news about teaching!