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Raising Awareness of Diversity and Inclusion Issues during Lower and Middle School
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 Export to Your Calendar 3/19/2018
When: 03/19/2018
10:30 am to 1:30 pm
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Green Acres School
11701 Danville Drive
N. Bethesda, Maryland  20852
United States


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Description:
How do your collaborations with grade/subject teachers in LS and MS raise awareness of diversity and inclusion issues? At Green Acres, librarian-led bias/stereotype activities are part of the 3rd grade Native American unit, the 5th grade science unit on water resources, the 6th grade science unit on neurological conditions, 7th grade social studies, etc. Collaboration with the 3rd graders led to a student-run presentation at this year's school Thanksgiving Lunch. The 3rd graders and 6th graders are guiding a school-wide student conversation about our policy regarding the “R-word.” Join a discussion about collaborative activities and about the ways in which they can shape school curriculum, programs, and policy regarding diversity and inclusion. Lunch is included. Applicable Grades: K-8.
 
Presenter: Bevin Ratner, Green Acres School
Bevin is the Head Librarian at Green Acres School and a passionate voice for diversity, equity, and justice throughout the school and beyond.
 
Location and Parking: Library Classroom or All Purpose Room (Parking is plentiful)

 

AIMS Member Fee: $45, $55 after 3/5/2018

Non-Member Fee: $65, $75 after 3/5/2018

 

No Refunds after March 5, 2018

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