Building LGBTQ Themes into Your Instruction Authenticity, 6-12 LGBTQ (Supporting the 2020-21 NJDOE Curriculum Mandate) – October 20, 2021; 9am-12pm (EDT)

In February of 2019, Governor Phil Murphy signed LGBTQ inclusive curriculum legislation into law. This new legislation took effect in the 2020-2021 school year, which affects grades 6-12 in all subject areas. The NJEA, Make it Better for Youth, and Garden State Equality are working to build units and lessons to provide teachers with resources...

Introduction to the Harkness Method: Implementing and Facilitating Group Discussions – December 3, 2021; 9am-1pm

  This workshop will focus on the Harkness Method: an active, discussion-based learning style that requires students to lead, manage, and regulate their own discussions. This session will provide educators with the tools and strategies required to effectively implement, assess, and facilitate Harkness discussions in their own classrooms and schools. Specifically, participants will be able...