TUESDAY, SEP 26, 2017
Video Premiere and Discussion: The Bronx River Study – Launching the School Year in Jessica and Andrene’s First Grade Classroom
This video documents the first weeks of school in a first-grade ICT (integrated collaborative teaching) classroom where, as part of a whole-school study of the neighboring Bronx River, the children learn about habitats of the river and its surrounding parkland. Teachers Jessica Lawrence and Andrene Robinson explain how they develop the curriculum based on the children’s questions, weaving important knowledge and skills into interdisciplinary projects. The video culminates with the Bronx River Museum — an all-school event that shares the children’s learning with each other and their families. The teachers of the featured classroom, the directors of their school (Bronx Community Charter School), and the videographer will be present. A conversation with them will follow the video showing.
Sep. 26, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
The City College of New York, Convent Avenue & 138th Street, NAC Ballroom, 1st floor
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SATURDAY, FEB 2, 2019
Join us for an evening of true stories from Memphis educators and students. Chalkbeat Tennessee is hosting a storytelling event under the theme "Natural Consequences" alongside Spillit.
We'll explore how natural and unnatural, just and unjust consequences to actions impact our lives and experiences. Storytellers will deliver personal stories, and many of them will touch on how, in diverse ways, school discipline has impacted their lives. Don't miss our latest investigation into school discipline practices here.Tickets are 10 dollars and available at the door the evening of the show. The event will be held Feb. 2 at Epicenter, 902 Cooper Street, Memphis, TN. A special thanks to Knowledge Tree for its sponsorship of this event. Chalkbeat Tennessee is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering Tennessee schools.
Feb. 2, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Epicenter, 902 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104