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Learning about Racism for a Change Virtual Book Discussion

Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty/ Paul Gorski

2021-08-26 18:00:00 2021-08-26 19:45:00 America/Chicago Learning about Racism for a Change Virtual Book Discussion Hart Interim Library

Thursday, August 26
6:00pm - 7:45pm

Add to Calendar 2021-08-26 18:00:00 2021-08-26 19:45:00 America/Chicago Learning about Racism for a Change Virtual Book Discussion A book discussion hosted by Eliminate Racism 815 Hart Interim Library

A book discussion hosted by Eliminate Racism 815

This influential book describes the knowledge and skills teachers and school administrators need to recognize and combat bias and inequity that undermine educational engagement for students experiencing poverty. The Second Edition features two new chapters--"Embracing a Structural View of Poverty and Education: Ditching Deficit Ideology and Quitting Grit" and "Cultivating School Change through Equity Literacy: Commitments and Strategies for School and District Leaders"-

The is a virtual event and registration is required.  You will receive a link one day before the event.

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The 36,000 sq.ft. Hart Interim Library opened Dec. 2, 2017 and serves as the Rockford Public Library’s main downtown facility.  The newly renovated space boasts a 2nd story Children’s Area with dedicated computer lab, Read, Play, Learn program room, and creative play space, a Maker Lab with access to 3D printers and scanners and small board computers a sizable Young Adult Zone with gaming center, adult computer lab, local history room, and 5 private meeting and study rooms accommodating groups of 2-8 people.

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