Summer Learning Series
July 6th, 2015 Session 1
- Know and internalize our vision
- Develop a common language and understanding of poverty, race in America and the term, "At Risk" on an introductory level
- Discover your personality type and begin to understand how your personality type influences your interactions as well as your perceptions
Part 1: Our Vision
Part 2: Mindsets/ Perceptions
What is your definition of, " At Risk Scholars" ?
What are these scholars at risk of?
How do you interact with at risk scholars?
If they are "At Risk", how do we get them to become, " Non At Risk"?
Is "At Risk" a code word for something else?
Reflect upon these questions, ask yourself how would I answer each question and how would I begin to connect my line of work to the thoughts around this concept of teaching, " At Risk Children" ?
Action Item (ALL ) - 15 mins
Action Item (ALL) - 20 Mins
Why Race Matters
Action Item (ALL) - 30 mins
Action Item (ALL) - 50 mins
The reading will be sent in a separate email.
100 + Educational Strategies to Teach Children of Color
By Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria
By Dr. Beverly Tatum
Start Where You Are But Don't Stay There
By H.Richard Milner IV