Being the Change

Class Details

  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 6/11/2018 - 7/15/2018
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Graduate credit for this class is optional and costs an additional $55. You are required to purchase a book for this class.

  • Currently Enrolled: 19 of 25
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 9/10/2018 - 10/14/2018
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Graduate credit for this class is optional and costs an additional $55. This class is a book study and requires students to purchase a book.

  • Currently Enrolled: 13 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 2/11/2019 - 3/17/2019
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Graduate credit is available at $55.00 per credit. Required Text: Being the Change: Lessons and Strategies to Teach Social Comprehension by Sarah Ahmed

  • Currently Enrolled: 1 of 20

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.”

Required Text:

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.
  • Grade(s): 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Secondary 6-12 Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade Elementary K-5
  • Subject(s): Education Leadership Education Support Professionals English Language Learning Professional Development Specialized Service Providers Teacher Leadership/Effectiveness

Facilitator

Debby Smith


Reviews

Cheryl Jaret
Important relevant book study. Provides a great way to think through ideas with colleagues, try them out, and reflect on ideas to continue and further develop to build a strong learning community and universe of caring.
Kathy Zaleski
Very inspiring and practical book study, looking forward to implementing what I learned in my classroom.

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