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Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs: Teaching the Black History of Portland
January 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presenter: Sarah Anderson, Teacher, Cottonwood School of Civics and Science
Description: This place-based curriculum prepares students and educators for meaningful discussions about race, history and current events. We will sample a few lessons and learn about the content and skills covered by the lessons. You will leave with access to the full curriculum.
Bio: Sarah Anderson is an educator and author specializing in place-based education and curriculum design. Previously a middle school humanities teacher, Anderson is the Fieldwork and Place-Based Education Coordinator at the Cottonwood School. She is the author of the book, Bringing School to Life: Place-based Education across the Curriculum. She has written for Teaching Tolerance, Education Week, Educational Leadership, and her work has been featured by Yes! Magazine and Edutopia.