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TEACHING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE CURRICULUM FAIR 2011

Calling all Educators:   11th Annual Teaching For Social Justice Curriculum Fair Sponsored by TSJ and Rethinking Schools  DEFEND AND TRANSFORM PUBLIC EDUCATION   Online registration is now open here!  See list of workshops here! Keynote speakers announced here! Saturday Nov 19, 2011 10am-5pm  Orozco School 1940 W.

Presentation: Glimpse: The History, Socio-economics and Education of Honduras

Glimpse: The History, Socio-economics and Education of Honduras Presenter: Norma Yanina Parada Martínez Yanina brings her powerful and personal international story, and experience as an educator, and grassroots organizer from Telgulcigalpa, Honduras. Her energy is focused on providing educational opportunities for the children and young

Return of Herman Cohn Holocaust Survivor and Liberator

Last week, Holocaust survivor Herman Cohn visited my classroom for the culminating activity of our final Social Studies thematic unit. Cohn is an energetic, spry man. At 89, he recently completed a tour of European schools, where he was invited to share his stories of

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Dr. Terrence Roberts Visits Whittier Dual Language School

Powerful! Dr. Roberts came to be at Whittier Dual Language School thanks via our partner organization “Facing History and Ourselves.” Craig Segal, middle school teacher of literature and the American Constitution, is a member of the “Teacher Leadership Team” for Facing History and Ourselves. Thanks