Being the Change: Lessons and Strategies to Teach Social Comprehension
About the Course
This course is a book study of Sara K. Ahmed’s Being the Change: Lessons and Strategies to Teach Social Comprehension. Participants will collaboratively discuss the tools provided, engage in lessons as adult learners, and reflect on what these things mean for the kids in their classrooms.
“Being the Change is based on the idea that people can develop skills and habits to serve them in the comprehension of social issues. Sara K. Ahmed identifies and unpacks the skills of social comprehension, providing teachers with tools and activities that help students make sense of themselves and the world as they navigate relevant topics in today’s society.”
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Implement tools and strategies to help students navigate social issues.
- Analyze their own identities and the impact they have in the classroom.
- Create learning conditions that help students develop social comprehension.