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Seizing the Moment: Teaching Race and Racism Today with Dr. Hasan Jeffries

February 12 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Dr. Hasan Jeffries, editor of Understanding and Teaching the Civil Rights Movement, a collection of essays by leading civil rights scholars and teachers that explores how to teach civil rights history accurately and effectively, and host of the podcast “Teaching Hard History,” a production of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance division, for a teacher professional development session followed by his lecture, “(Re)Making History: Memory, Mythmaking, and the Civil Rights Movement.”

In the session for teachers, Dr. Jeffries will use his expertise in teaching “hard history” to discuss approaches to dealing with race and racism in teaching and will share techniques for effectively engaging with these challenging topics with students. Teachers will have time for discussion after the session and then will attend his lecture.

REGISTRATION

The cost for this Act 48 is $5 per person (without Act 48 hours) and $10 per person (with Act 48 hours). If registering for Act 48 hours, you will be asked to please provide your PPID number during registration.

Please register online.

Details

Date:
February 12
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/events/teaching-race-and-racism-act-48-feb-12

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