Teaching for Community, Without a Classroom—The Virtual Conference


Teaching for Community, Without a Classroom—The Virtual Conference
Beginning, Saturday, April 18, 2020

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Join us in creating shared experiences and narratives for our students.
Become part of our supportive community of educators.

Building Community in the Virtual Classroom
What happens to Place Based Learning and community building when we are sequestered from each other? How do we share the stories that provide understanding of ourselves and our communities? Join us in bringing community, connection and deeper meaning to the virtual classroom (and beyond). We are harnessing this unprecedented opportunity of crisis and isolation and transforming it into an opportunity to strengthen and restore ourselves, our students, and our communities.

• Providing K-16 and community based educators with innovative teaching strategies for the virtual environment.
• Supporting the Social and Emotional needs of our students.
• Building deeper community among educators and students.
• Working to create equitable solutions for all students.
• Shifting the paradigm of teaching and learning.

Identity and Mattering Through Photo Sharing Projects, Social and Emotional Learning in Our New Now, Folklore in Virtual Spaces, Improving Student Health through Environmental Activities, Creating Poetic Collaborations, ReImagining Studio/Lab Education: A Framework for Success in the Virtual Classroom, The Digital Tools You Need for Innovative Learning, Creative Ways to Work as a Faculty Now, Listening as a Creative Act, Integrating Arts in Our New Learning Spaces, So, What About Real Equity Now, Everything Google You Really Need to Know, Youth Led Sessions for Educators, Grasping Love as an Educational Concept, Teamwork, New Roles and Responsibilities in a Digital Era, Deeper Reflection in our Virtual Learning Process, Technology Tools for Virtual Learning: Newsela + Peardeck, Let’s Move Forward, and Not Slip Back Into the Old Paradigm

During the Conference
Veteran teachers and practitioners will share innovative and very practical ideas that will help you break down physical walls, including using powerful storytelling techniques that easily cross disciplines. Conference workshop leaders are veteran educator-innovators and members of CWI’s Collaborative, who come from K-16 classrooms and community based programs. Our Conference workshop leaders and presenters draw from their own experience withing a wide array of fields, including the arts and humanities, educational equity, STEM, folklore, social justice, our front virtual technology, and more. Our shared focus is to learn, adapt, and become a community of poractice.

Make Important Connections
Conference participants will experience new ways of working with a variety of exciting strategies and online apps that facilitate storytelling, engaging content integration, community connections, and the spirit of CWI’s work with Place Based Service-Learning, Sustainability, and Global Citizenship. Before, and during, the conference, participants will be invited to make connections with other participants. We will provide additional ways to continue those connections as ongoing supportive relationships after the conference. learn more l register

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