SUMMER INSTITUTE…

 

‘TEACHING ABOUT SLAVERY AND RESISTANCE WITH A SOCIAL JUSTICE LENS’

A 5 day experiential workshop for elementary and secondary educators and school leaders led by New York City’s only democratic free school whose mission is education for social justice. 

  • Reflect on your personal relationship to race and learning about slavery
  • Discuss curriculum development and social justice principles with colleagues
  • Take trips to the African Burial Ground in lower Manhattan and other NYC locations to make student learning come alive
  • Gather resources to support ongoing learning and culminating projects
  • Create curriculum you can use with your students next year that is accurate, age appropriate and anti-racist

MONDAY, JULY 17th – FRIDAY, JULY 21st

**The Teacher Institute is now listed in the ASPDP Catalog HERE! Search for it as ‘Teaching Slavery and Resistance with a Social Justice Lens.’ To receive 3 credits, Public School Teachers must register with ASPDP and also complete Brooklyn Free School’s registration below!** 

Rates:
$650 Early Bird registration by June 15
$750 after June 15
$350 rate for students & public school teachers

Schedule:
Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri.: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Weds.: 8:30am – 5:30pm

To register, fill out the form below. You will be emailed a link to complete your payment. Limited spots available! 

Brooklyn Free School’s mission is education for social justice. Always advocating for young people’s voices to be heard, BFS engages students and staff in democratic decision making and problem solving. We honor student choice and facilitate student-centered learning through play and exploration, constructivist teaching, collaborative coursework and self-directed student initiatives. We support social and emotional development through conflict mediation, personal reflection, diversity awareness and community responsibility. BFS works in the service of students and their families, partners with progressive educators, and embraces our larger community.