Walking the Walk

Artist: Summer Dawn

Type: Professional Learning

Program Availability: In-Person, Virtual

Description

In this professional learning workshop, educators are guided on an interactive journey to examine anti-Blackness, bias and diversity in their learning community. They will learn how to better understand their own identities and pass the mic to others to better understand them. They will also be encouraged to ask questions and incorporate what they learn about others to create a more diverse, equitable classroom and school.

Location

In-Person or Virtual

Recommended Participants

  • Teachers
  • Arts Specialists

Learning Intentions

Participants will:

  • Learn about intersectional identities and how they shape each person’s lived experiences in and out of the classroom.
  • Learn about how anti-Blackness and white supremacy are embedded in our school culture and must be dismantled.
  • See real BIPOC artists performing their written work – sharing their stories, in their voices.

Resources

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YA Connections

  • NJSLS-VPA: Artistic Process; Creating; Anchor Standard 1: Conceptualizing & Generating Ideas
  • NJSLS-VPA: Artistic Process; Responding
  • Anchor Standard 7: Perceiving and Analyzing Products
  • Culturally Responsive Practice
  • Social Emotional Learning – Transformative

Professional Standards for Educational Leaders

  • Standard 3: Equity & Culture
  • Standard 4: Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment

Price & Info

Price

Workshop Cost per Day: $$375 (90 minute session) $600 (3 hour session)

Travel Fee: $75 per day (virtual and on-demand programs are not charged for travel)

Information

Program Length: up to 3 hrs

Workshop Minimum # of Days: 1

Appropriate For Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Theme

Theme

Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

Creative Writing

History

SEL: Social Emotional Learning

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