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Wednesday, March 28 • 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Disrupting Inequity in our Schools and Beyond: how to teach for deeper learning, equity, and social justice

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Research reminds us that our most underserved students of color, English Language Learners, and Special Education students do not receive the same quality of education as white students and those of greater socio-economic means. How are we, as educators, in a unique position to leverage our power to promote equity for all learners, particularly in deeper learning competencies of critical thinking and self- direction? In this session we consider our own identities, privilege, and biases; then, we identify classroom practices that can create and sustain a more equitable culture for adults and students at school - - one that promotes deeper learning for all, promoting a more just society.

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Meg Riordan

Director of External Research, EL Education
Meg Riordan, Ph.D., is the Director or External Research at EL Education, a K-12 non-profit organization partnered with more than 150 schools, serving 4,000 teachers and 53,000 students in 31 states. She was in the inaugural Deeper Learning Equity Fellows cohort. Prior to her current... Read More →

Wednesday March 28, 2018 1:00pm - 4:30pm PDT
HTHI 124