EDneXt is a series of interactive workshops sponsored by the School of Education, in collaboration with the University's Center for Instructional Design and Teaching, devoted to critical issues in education. Workshop topics are guided by the principles of 21st century literacies and skills: emerging technologies, internationalization and global awareness, multiculturalism and multilingualism, democratic education and collaboration with communities.
Dangerous Classrooms! Multicultural Curriculum and the Struggle for Precious Knowledge
ESL/Bilingual Education Program students will host a viewing and discussion of the documentary film, Precious Knowledge. The documentary shows how and why a highly successful and culturally-relevant Mexican American Studies curriculum has been banned. CPDUs available.Monday, February, 23
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Teaching Multilingual Children: Speaking in Tongues
Join graduate and undergraduate students in the ESL/Bilingual Education Program who will be hosting a viewing of the documentary, Speaking in Tongues. This documentary highlights the benefits of and challenges to changing an "English Only" culture to one embracing multilingualism/multiculturalism. Students will introduce the film and facilitate a panel discussion immediately following the film. Admission is free. All are invited. CPDUs available.
Monday, April 20, 2015
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Warde Academic Center
Past Speakers and Topics
Bridging the Digital Divide, Chris Zakrzewski, Ed.D., Assistant Provost for Technology and Instructional Innovation, Director of the Center for Instructional Design and Academic Technology, Saint Xavier University. Julie Reinhart, Ph.D., School of Education, Director of the STEM Education Center, Saint Xavier University.
Grantwriting 101, Colleen Sehy, Executive Director of Foundations and Government Relations Office, Saint Xavier University.
Opting Out of High Stakes Testing, Monty Neill, Executive Director of the Center for Fair and Open Testing
Democratic Classrooms, Brian Schultz, Chair of the Department of Educational Inquiry and Curriculum Studies
Teaching Opportunities in Japan, Austin Gilkeson, JET Program & MEXT Scholarship Coordinator, Consulate General of Japan at Chicago
First Person Perspective on Teaching in Latin America, Maria Moreno, Teacher, The Centers for InterAmerican Studies Children's School, Cuenca, Ecuador
Google Apps, Kathleen McInerney, School of Education, Saint Xavier University
Technology Leadership Summit, CIDAT and the SOE
For More Information
EDneXt events occur monthly in the University’s flagship collaborative learning space, L-217, Warde Academic Center.
For more information and dialogue about upcoming events, please contact Kathleen McInerney, Ph.D., firstname.lastname@example.org.
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