Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Boston EdTalks are Coming

Phew, it has been a while. The tulips are beginning to bloom and I am finally getting back to finding a moment to blog about an exciting upcoming opportunity. On May 5th, The Boston Foundation will be sponsoring their 5th annual Boston EdTalks. This event, held live will feature five 10-minute presentations by local teachers about current classroom challenges and with their view of solutions.

If interested, click here to RSVP. The details are as follows:
When: May 5th
Time: Pre-event Reception: 5:00-6:00pm
Presentations: 6:00-8:00pm
Location: The Boston Foundation, 75Arlington Street, Boston, MA

Below are a list of presentations and presenters:

 Educating the Heart & the Mind: Social and Emotional Learning for Success in and out of the Classroom
by Colleen Galvin Labbe, Kindergarten Teacher at Lee Academy Pilot, Boston Public Schools
 Empowering Mathematical Minds: The Making of Math Champions
by Jeffrey Parks and Michael O’Halloran, 3rd Grade Teachers at Everett Elementary School, Boston Public Schools
Voices of Activism: Creating Empathy & Breaking Barriers
by Jennifer Staysniak, High School History Teacher at Mount Alvernia High School, Newton
What We Believe: Building Teacher-Driven Innovation through Collaboration
by Alice Laramore, 7th Grade English Language Arts Teacher, and Katy Ramón, 8th Grade Math Teacher, at Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School, Boston Public Schools with Marcus Penny, 7th & 8th Grade Science Teacher, Katharine Atkins-Pattenson, 7th Grade Humanities Teacher, and Randyl Wilkerson, 6th Grade Humanities Teacher, at Gardner Pilot Academy, Boston Public Schools 
Twitter Chats and EdCamps: Innovations in Professional Learning
by Abbey Dick, 10th grade English and AP English Language and Composition Teacher at Malden High School, Malden Public Schools
What if? Targeted Literacy Instruction within a Rigorous Curriculum
by Nicole Tabolt DaSilva and Caitlin MacLeod-Bluver, 9th & 10th  Grade English Language Arts at Boston International Newcomers Academy, Boston Public Schools with Juliet Buesing, 10th Grade Humanities and 11th & 12th Grade AP English Language & Composition Teacher  at Urban Science Academy, Boston Public Schools