TEACHING SOCIAL ACTIVISM IN THE CLASSROOM CONFERENCE:
MARCH 16 and 17, 2013
Download the conference agenda here!
We are pleased to announce James Loewen, author of Lies My Teacher Told Me and Teaching What Really Happened will be the conference key-note speaker!
How does teaching social activism in the classroom prepare students to be active citizens in their communities, the city, and beyond?
On March 16 and 17, 2013, the Museum of the City of New York will host Teaching Social Activism in the Classroom. Educators are invited to present and participate in this two-day conference, which will highlight the various tools and techniques used by teachers to engage their students in the history and practice of social change, inspired by the content of the Museum’s groundbreaking exhibition, Activist New York. Sponsored by the Puffin Foundation, the conference is free.
If you wish to attend the conference, you may register here.
Conference dates: Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17, 2013
Place: The Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue, NYC
Contact for submission and registration: EY Zipris at firstname.lastname@example.org
Activist New York, the Museum’s groundbreaking exhibition, funded by the Puffin Foundation, explores the drama of social activism in New York City from 1650 to present day through multimedia presentations, artifacts, documents, photographs, and political cartoons.