It’s that time of year again: We’ve submitted two panels to SXSWedu and we need your votes to get there (virtually)!
PERFORMING ARTS IN THE TIME OF COVID
COVID-19 introduced a number of challenges in teaching art education, and yet it’s more important than ever to build community and offer students a safe place to express themselves. This session examines how educators can use the challenges COVID-19 presents as an opportunity to teach students problem-solving skills in real-time and how to creatively approach tasks. Attendees will challenge preconceptions and engage in unlearning to create meaningful experiences for students in the time of COVID.
- Presenter: Tina Farrell, Performing Arts Department Chair
DECOLONIZING CURRICULUM: ANTIRACIST EDUCATION
Over the past few months, the need for an equitable history curriculum representing all voices and cultures is alarmingly clear. This session aims to give educators tools to disrupt the dominant narrative students have been exposed to in history classes and center the voices of those underrepresented in the curriculum. By prompting educators to create anti-racist lesson plans, this session explores ways to use practice-based teaching and expose our students to all of history—not just some of it.
- Presenter: Yolanda Wilcox Gonzalez, Global History Department Head and History Teacher
How to Vote
As a reminder, to vote on the SXSWedu site, you need to create an account or sign in. If you’ve voted for one of our panels in the past, you already have an account. If you haven’t, it’s pretty straightforward to create one after clicking “Sign In” in the upper right-hand corner.
Once you’re signed in, click Vote Up on the left-hand side of the screen on our panel pages. For quick access, here are the links again to our panels:
Thanks for your support!