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Workshop: Responsive Teaching Methods for Social Justice

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Enroll in “Responsive Teaching Methods for Social Justice” to earn a digital badge and 15 professional development hours in the University of Kentucky College of Education’s new Professional Learning Series. Open to anyone, the series is designed to help you level up your skills in a selection of self-paced and live workshops—all online this summer.

Successfully complete a workshop and add a digital badge to your resume, email signature, or website. View more Professional Learning Series workshops and register now through Tuesday, June 30.

Responsive Teaching Methods for Social Justice

Instructor: Dr. Leslie David Burns

Workshop Type: 1 Week, Online

Price: $125

Dates: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET July 20-24, 2020

Total PD Hours: 15

Learn how responding to students’ identities and experiences enhances classroom instruction for increased learning and equity. Participants will study Funds of Knowledge and social justice research, generate data about students’ lives, design instruction, and integrate collaborative classroom action for equitable and socially just change. Completion of this course will result in a UK “Social Justice Methods” badge.

Instructor Bio

Les BurnsDr. Leslie David Burns is an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Kentucky College of Education. He is a winner of the Edward Fry Book Award for advancement of knowledge and research in literacy education. Dr. Burns also edits two interdisciplinary book series for Peter Lang International, including “Social Justice Across Contexts in Education” and “Culture, Curriculum, and Education.”