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Fuerzas Culturales- Qué Relatos Cuentan Nuestras Aulas?, Maria Eugenia Cossini Mrs May 2018

Fuerzas Culturales- Qué Relatos Cuentan Nuestras Aulas?, Maria Eugenia Cossini Mrs

ICOT 18 - International Conference on Thinking - Cultivating Mindsets for Global Citizens

We are a eco-bilingual (Spanish-English) school in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Our core educational values are TfU and Visible Thinking. Also, we have a strong focus on Sustainable education.

We would like to take advantage of this congress to both reflect with colleagues around the world and share our experiences implementing a Culture of Thinking in the classroom. We have been working with Visible Thinking, Thinking Routines and Teaching for Understanding in our school for years now and have come to have excellent results. We have created our own material to show (professionally taped videos, teacher´s plans ...


The Right To Dream: Educators Supporting Undocumented Students In Boston Public Schools, Heidi K. Rausch, Claudia Martinez Mar 2018

The Right To Dream: Educators Supporting Undocumented Students In Boston Public Schools, Heidi K. Rausch, Claudia Martinez

Lesley University Community of Scholars Day

Undocumented youth are among the most vulnerable groups in the United States. Their achievements are many and the obstacles they face sometimes seem unsurmountable. There are a few immigration policies that assist these students, but not nearly enough. Despite the challenges they face (financial, lack of information, institutional, anxiety, increased responsibility) and the invisibility that comes from silence regarding their immigration status, many are indeed able to achieve personal and academic success. Key to that success are the families, teachers, counselors and other adults in their lives. This presentation highlights the work of Unafraid Educators, a committee of the Boston ...


Being An Advocate For The Effective Integration And Education Of Refugee Children, Kate E. Crockett, Daniel Jeng Mar 2018

Being An Advocate For The Effective Integration And Education Of Refugee Children, Kate E. Crockett, Daniel Jeng

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Georgia has a growing refugee community (Division of Family and Children Services, n.d.). Successful refugee resettlement and K-12 education is dependent on school personnel understanding the emotional wellness and challenges of this population. Advocating on behalf of this population, this presentation will address the state of refugees in Georgia. Information and discussion will address the various emotional roadblocks experienced by refugees that can be an impediment to successful integration in K-12 schools. Presenters will also provide participants with available resources to address these challenges.


Steering At Risk Students In The Right Direction On Life's Highway, Sheila Coats Mrs. Mar 2018

Steering At Risk Students In The Right Direction On Life's Highway, Sheila Coats Mrs.

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

The commitment of the W.O.R.K.S. Program is to educate our students for life, so they can maximize their potential and the totality of their lives: academically, spiritually, mentally, emotionally, and physically.