The experience will provide participants with learning experiences, tools, resources, and one-on-one consultative supports related to engaging in formative, continuous improvement efforts to monitor and assess the extent to which principles of equity are reflected within classrooms and schools.
Equity in Action: Empowering Students Toward Social Justice
The 2018 Equilearn Focus Sessions focus on cultivating students’ critical consciousness and facilitating student agency as social justice actors.
Objectives: Participant will
- explain the importance of cultivating students’ critical consciousness and promoting youth social justice awareness
- demonstrate their understanding of how to support students’ social justice awareness and youth-driven activism
- Indicate growth in their own preparedness-level engaging in student-led discussions about social justice issues
- initiate immediate steps in creating opportunities for and responding to students’ demonstrating agency as social justice actors