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Northwest Teaching for Social Justice
6th Annual Conference
October 19, 2013
Keynote: Curtis Acosta
8AM to 4:30 PM
Chief Sealth International HS, Seattle, WA
Special Guest: Dave Rivocs
Amy Goodman says, “David Rovics is the musical version of Democracy Now!”
2013 Sample Workshops:
Northwest Public Education in the Age of School Reform
Co-opting the Hidden Curriculum to Improve Social Justice in Elementary Math
Strength for the Journey: Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Teachers of Color in Schools
Scrap the MAP: How to Boycott a Standardized Test
Using Greed as a Weapon: A Role Play on U.S. Imperialism in Iraq
Latinos in Action: How Service Can Create Positive Change
Troubadour: Teaching People’s History Through Music
Talking with Children About Race
LGBTQ Inclusive Sex Ed
Revival of the Strike
OVER 60 Workshops & Three Special Sessions
Register Online Now: www.nwtsj.org
Lunch included. $30.00, $5.00 students
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
No one will be turned away for inability to pay; please let us know in advance if you need assistance.
Hosted by: Puget Sound Rethinking Schools, Portland Area Rethinking Schools,
Oregon Save Our Schools, Seattle Area Social Equality Educators, Portland Area Social Equality Educators, Oregon Writing Project at Lewis & Clark College, and Rethinking Schools magazine.
Posted by Dora Taylor
“If you’re to be called a communist every time you stand up for basic American rights and freedoms, what’s likely to happen? Will you be silent? And if so, is this what the House Committee on Un-American Activities is really after — a silent, submissive, un-protesting America?”
To read more, click the image below.
In response to "School choice is great!"
Answer: "Public education is crucial and much better than charters. Charter schools destroy public education."
Dollarocracy: How the money and media election complex is destroying America
By John Nichols and Robert McChesney
From the Preface:
Carter declared-as the planet's most famous election observer- that '“We have one of the worst election processes in the world right here in the United States of America, and it’s almost entirely because of the excessive influx of money."
Click the image to see their interview with Bill Moyers.