The Advent School | The Advent Collaborative: Change The World
Learn how Advent teachers use the Reggio Emilia approach to engage students in social justice issues. Through presentations and hands-on workshops, teachers will share their experiences to explore identity, build community, and inspire children to take action in their world.
2016 election, BPS workshops, NAREA, social justice, social justice education, elementary education, educator workshops, PD workshops, professional development, lecia brooks, southern poverty law center, reggio emilia, the advent school, advent collaborative, teaching tolerance, SPLC
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The Advent School Collaborative

Change the World:
Teaching for Social Justice through Reggio-Inspired Practices

Saturday, October 15, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
The Advent School’s SMART Lab at 99 W Cedar St., Boston, MA 02114

Learn how Advent teachers use the Reggio Emilia approach to engage students in social justice issues. Through presentations and hands-on workshops, teachers will share their experiences to explore identity, build community, and inspire children to take action in their world.

Click here to register for The Advent School Collaborative

*Discounts available for groups (2+ people), NAREA members, and teachers in the Boston Public School system. Contact Abigail Grenon, Director of Advancement, for discount information. Breakfast and lunch are included included in the cost of attendance.

Contact

Abigail Hayhurst, Director of Advancement
ahayhurst@adventschool.org
(617) 742-0520 x 54


Lecia Brooks Southern Poverty Law Center Teaching Tolerance

Keynote Speaker
Lecia Brooks

Lecia Brooks is the Outreach Director at the Southern Poverty Law Center. Their Teaching Tolerance project provides educators with the resources they need to promote equality, inclusivity, and equity in the classroom.

Take a deep dive into the important social justice issues facing society today. Engage in a conversation about what has surfaced in the U.S. as a result of the 2016 presidential campaign.


Presentations

Exploring Identity & Gender Stereotypes Through Fairy Tales in Kindergarten
Splashematics!: Perspective Taking, Measurement & Emergent Curriculum in Second Grade
Nurturing the Body, Mind & Heart of Children Through the Practice of Yoga and Meditation

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Explore materials
Use art to express ideas
Group discussions
& more

Spread the Word

Click here to download the Advent Collaborative flyer (PDF) to print and share at your school.