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Preemptive Ed Conference 2013: Critical Literacy and Connected Learning

Urban Word NYC

Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

Preemptive Ed Conference 2013: Critical Literacy and...

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UW/NYU/TC/Hive: FREE
This conference is FREE for NYU andTeachers College students and Hive network members only. Donations towards this continued work are accepted and appreciated at the door.
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General Attendee: Donation of $100
Register HERE for Saturday Professional Development and Sunday Youth Workshops. PLEASE CONTACT US at jamila.lyiscott@gmail.com to discuss group rates or any donation below $75.
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Inaugural Lecture, Mixer & Poetry Panel ONLY: FREE
This ticket level is for those who only intend to attend the FREE Thursday night lecture series and Friday night poetry and panel kick-off event. Children under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult (in the event that you would like to attend the full conference, donations will be taken on the day-of)
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DODGE Teachers/CWORD
This ticket level is for Dodge Teachers ONLY (A special opportunity 50% off)
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THEME: Critical Literacy & Connected Learning (CL2)


Urban Word NYC, the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs at NYU, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, Hip Hop Education Center, the Institute for Urban and Minority Education, and El Puente present the 2013 Preemptive Education Conference, featuring a dy­namic weekend training series that engages the best practices in spoken word, hip-hop, urban arts, and social justice education. This year’s theme is “Critical Literacy and Connected Learning (CL2).”

The Preemptive Education Meeting finds its roots in the Urban Word NYC's Annual Mentor, Teacher, Educator & Community Activist Training. The meeting aims to examine critical issues that affect today’s youth, while providing creative and practical resources to address them. Using the power of spoken word poetry and hip-hop as the lens to explore language and privilege, participants will learn best practices in stu­dent-centered and critical pedagogy from professionals in key fields of education, youth development, and spoken word & hip-hop.


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th 2013, 7-9pm FREE to the Public

Inaugural Lecture Series and Kick-off Mixer

Location: Teachers College, Columbia University

 

Lecture series and kick-off mixers @ Teachers College, Columbia University (Room TBD). This opening night lecture series will feature Dr. Maxine Greene herself followed by an opening night mixer for all conference attendees!


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th 2013, 7-9pm FREE to the Public

Poetry is Pedagogy

Word Life Panel & Performance @ NYU (Room TBD)

This powerful panel of youth poets paired with academic/organic intellectuals serves as the springboard for a community dialogue surrounding issues of pedagogy, hip-hop, and social justice! Featuring Dr. Valerie Kinloch, Nuala Cabral, and Dr. David Stovall!!!



SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th 2013, 9am-5pm

Professional Development

Hands-on Workshops @ NYU

Building on the opening night’s dialogue, educators, academics, teaching artists, community leaders, and youth lead hands-on professional development sessions to innovate and cultivate the craft of progressive pedagogy! 

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH, 2013

Pedagogy in Practice & YOUTH DAY CONCERT!!!

Youth Day and Concert @ El Puente: Leaders for Peace and Justice, 211 South 4th Street (Brooklyn)

This cumulative final day of the conference invites educators to witness critical hip-hop, spoken word and digital pedagogical approaches in practice with a day of youth workshops followed by an Urban Word concert of YOUTH artists!

 

WE LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING YOU!!!

 

FOR INQUIRIES OR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE EMAIL jamila.lyiscott@gmail.com

Have questions about Preemptive Ed Conference 2013: Critical Literacy and Connected Learning? Contact Urban Word NYC

When & Where


Teachers College, New York University, and El Puente




Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Urban Word NYC

Urban Word NYC champions the voices of New York City youth by providing platforms for critical literacy, youth development and leadership through free and uncensored writing, college prep, scholarships, and performance opportunities.

We believe that free self-expression – matured in an enhanced critical literacy environment – improves self-confidence and strengthens educational achievement for NYC’s inner city youth. We promote active literacy, critical thought, and positive social dialogue across boundaries of age, race, class, gender, culture, and sexuality. Our many workshops are designed to enhance critical thinking skills, leadership, and to ignite a personal commitment to growth and learning which leads to heightened in school performance, and greater interest in pursuing higher education.

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