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Newly Developed Unit “Pa’lante: Onward With Art” & PBL Online Workshop Opportunity!

By November 10, 2021No Comments

Provided through generous support by Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources.

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Apply for a fully-funded Project-Based Learning online workshop opportunity! January 27th & 29th, 2022

Educurious invites educators to apply for a unique professional development opportunity. This workshop will be facilitated entirely online. Educurious will share our newly developed unit Pa’lante: Onward With Art. Students will draw on the vast primary source materials of the Library of Congress to explore Latinx history. With a focus on Puerto Rican Afro-Latinx voices and perspectives, students learn about the social and political injustices that civil rights activists confronted through art in the 1900s and today. As a final project, students create a poster series that highlights the culturally significant events of resistance within the Puerto Rican community aimed to educate and inspire others to take informed action on issues of rights and justice.

Professional Learning Objectives

  • Develop PBL teaching practices and prepare to teach Pa’lante: Onward With Art.
  • Deepen understanding of high-quality, rigorous project-based learning.
  • Build a network of educators to collaborate with and learn from.
  • Learn strategies for finding and engaging with primary sources.

Applications are open to Educators in all 50 states and the unit is targeted at 9th – 12th grades. Participants will receive a $200 stipend.