Virtual Action MWEE Summit – August 18th, 2020

Event slide deck

Keynote: “Institutionalizing Environmental Justice in the Education System: Centering Black, Indigenous, People of Color in all aspects of education” , Samara Almonte, Thurston Climate Action Team

Breakout Action ProjectsPresenter/breakout session slides

Resource Review

  1. ‘Grit Is in Our DNA’: Why Teaching Grit Is Inherently Anti-Black Teachers and school leaders need to abandon teaching students to embrace “grit.”
  2. Online Teaching Can Be Culturally Responsive Amid school closures, online classes can offer new opportunities for culturally responsive teaching. Here’s what one educator is trying with her fifth grade students.
  3. How to Build Strong Relationships with Students if You’re Starting the Year Online: Principles and Practices So you’re starting the school year as a distance educator and you have no idea how to build strong relationships with students you’ve never met in person. Before the hyperventilation kicks in, let’s center on a few grounding principles.
  4. 7 Guidelines for Setting Up Clear On-line Lessons The way a lesson is laid out online can make all the difference in whether a student can follow along and execute it successfully.