Developing and Discussing Diverse Political Views In the Classroom and Beyond—An Educator Innovator Webinar
March 8, 2016
Educators Janelle Bence and Chris Sloan will lead a conversation with students and other teachers about developing and discussing diverse political views in the classroom during a particularly contentious election. This will be an excellent resource for those interested in our Letters to the Next President 2.0 project.
Guests for this webinar will include:
- Janelle Quintans Bence, (host) English facilitator in a blended Humanities class at New Tech High @Coppell in Texas.
- Chris Sloan, (host) English & Media teacher at Judge Memorial High School in Utah; Ed Psych & Ed Tech (EPET) Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University.
- Paul Allison, English Teacher at New Directions Secondary School, Bronx, New York and Tech Liaison for the New York City Writing Project
- Dawn Reed, English teacher at Okemos High School in Okemos, Michigan, co-director of Red Cedar Writing Project at Michigan State University, and co-author of Research Writing Rewired: Lessons that Ground Students' Digital Learning (Corwin Literacy 2015).
- Student Participants
- Letters to the Next President 2.0
- Developing and Discussing Diverse Political Views In the Classroom by Janelle Bence
- Letters to the Next President: Literacy and Elections by Chris Sloan
- KQED Education
- When: Tuesday, March 8, 2:00 p.m. PST/5:00 p.m. EST
- Where: Developing and Discussing Diverse Political Views In the Classroom and Beyond on Educator Innovator
- Other Ways to Participate: During the broadcast, join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #2nextprez and/or use the Q&A feature in the video player.
Resources for this webinar:
For more information, contact Christina Cantrill at firstname.lastname@example.org.