Thursday, September 22, 2022 8:30am to 1pm
About this Event
850 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602http://coe.uga.edu/events
In this one-day workshop at the University of Georgia, teachers, administrators, counselors, social workers, family advocates, teacher educators, community-based educators, and anyone else working with youth and families will:
• Learn about the five principles for change to better understand and meet the needs of working-class and poor students in schools and community organizations
• Develop research-based teaching and leading practices and policies affirming for social class diversity
• Take away powerful classroom ideas for incorporating typically ignored social class-related content across the grade levels
• Get ideas for establishing positive and genuine relationships with working-class and poor families.
Classroom Project Facilitator:
Stephanie Jones is a professor of Educational Theory and Practice at the University of Georgia who is an award-winning researcher, teacher educator, and former public school teacher. Her research focuses on social class and poverty with an emphasis on creating justice-oriented and classsensitive
curriculum, teaching, classrooms, and schools. She is co-director of the Red Clay Writing Project, a site of the National Writing Project, and is author or co-author of more than 50 publications including books, articles, book chapters, and newspaper editorials. Her most recent co-authored book is Writing and Teaching to Change the World: Connecting With Our Most Vulnerable Students, which she wrote with practicing K-12 teachers in Georgia.
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