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SXSWedu 2017

Keeping it Real: Attitudes, Privilege and Project

This frank conversation focuses on the difficult topics we typically avoid. We tend to talk up diversity but fail to understand what’s not meeting the needs of all students. Learn from bright spots in public schools that are changing attitudes, opening hearts and serving students through authentic learning experiences. Project based learning schools can be a lever to close the opportunity gap among disengaged and disenfranchised youth. Big hint: changing school culture starts with shifting mindsets among the adults in the building.

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  1. Attendees will leave with an understanding of effective practices that can spread and scale for equity.
  2. This session will detail strategies for engaging, parents, teachers and students in the educational process.
  3. Learn how to change adult practitioners into adult learners who can adapt and create.

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Krista Clark, Dir Communications, New Tech Network

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