Anti-Racist Book Study

Book 2 – Stamped From the Beginning

By conNECKted TOO / August 6, 2020

A narrative on the history of racist ideas in America. The discussion will take place in September via ZOOM. (email TINYisPOWERFUL@gmail.com for link access and/or call-in information to join the discussion)  It is recommend that you get a notebook to help reflect on questions as you read.

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Book 1 – Meeting 3 – Agenda (August 25)

By conNECKted TOO / August 6, 2020

August 25th 4:00 pm-5:00pm  Book: Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain by Zaretta Hammond Book Study Norms: Be respectful of each other, and welcome varying opinions. If you disagree, do so respectfully. Listen with an open mind–and no cross talking. Allow speaker to finish their point. Be mindful of time.  Facilitators will keep track of time and […]

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Book 1 – Meeting 2 – Synthesis

By conNECKted TOO / August 6, 2020

From your experience, what role does listening play in building trust and rapport with students?  And How does understanding the “neuroscience of trust” (pp. 44-46) help you in building that first stage of a learning partnership?   Students want to feel heard and seen We think of ourselves as the ones “in control” – giving […]

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Book 1 – Meeting 2 Agenda (July 28)

By conNECKted TOO / July 25, 2020

July 28th 10:00 am-11:00am  Book: Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain by Zaretta Hammond Book Study Norms: Be respectful of each other, and welcome varying opinions. If you disagree, do so respectfully.  Listen with an open mind–and no cross talking. Allow speaker to finish their point.  Be mindful of time.  Facilitators will keep track of […]

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Book 1 – Meeting 1 – Synthesis

By conNECKted TOO / July 6, 2020

Meeting date: Tuesday June 30, 2020   WHY YOU, WHY NOW   Evolution  Learn  Grow  Timely School, community, society and beyond Anti-racist Creating independent learners Band-aid solutions versus getting to the root   Accountability for reading and recognizing (implicit) bias ***  Self-reflection  Understanding what you think/create can impact others  Believe in students’ abilities    Working […]

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Future Book Recommendations

By conNECKted TOO / July 6, 2020

This list is constantly being imagined and extended. Please send additional recommendations to TINYisPOWERFUL@gmail.com

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Book 1 – Meeting 1 Agenda (June 30)

By conNECKted TOO / June 23, 2020

Discussion Date: June 30th 10:00 am-11:00am  Book: Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain by Zaretta Hammond “True peace … suggests the triumph of justice and love among men; it reveals the existence of a better world where harmony reigns.” —Maria Montessori, Peace and Education “An education capable of saving humanity is no small undertaking: it […]

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Book 1 – Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain

By conNECKted TOO / June 23, 2020

This book is broken up into three parts.  The next discussion on part two of the book will take place Tuesday, August 25th at 4:00 p.m. EST via ZOOM (email TINYisPOWERFUL@gmail.com for link access and/or call-in information to join the discussion)  It is recommend that you get a notebook to help reflect on questions as […]

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