Conversations

During each of the six breakout sessions throughout the weekend, a large number of conversations will take place. This site will help you organize your plan for the weekend and provide the relevant information for each conversation. After signing in, search through the conversations below and mark the sessions you are interested in to populate your personal schedule on the right (or below if on your mobile phone).

Social Justice Teaching and Learning: Empowering Students to Change the World

Session 5
Jennifer Orr, Dahlia Constantine, Lauren Jensen

What do you believe is the purpose of school? Your role as an educator? We believe a significant piece of both revolves around social justice teaching and learning. Preparing students to be active and engaged citizens requires having difficult conversations and exploring challenging topics. Together we’ll explore the possibilities across K-12.

Creativity Isn't Just for the Gifted. Let's Change That!

Session 6
Rafranz Davis, Julian Miller

We know that inquiry driven practices supported by technology can help close the student opportunity gap. In many schools, struggling students, especially those of poverty or color, experience such learning the least. How do our own practices, beliefs and decisions lead to deeper inequities? Join us as we create/share thinking points meant to shift the access ratio, increasing opportunities for the kids that need it most.

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