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TAAS Winter Workshop Line Up

Join us for one of our upcoming professional development workshops! TAAS workshops are designed to empower educators with the knowledge and skills they need to create engaging, culturally-relevant learning experiences that integrate Asian American history within their existing curriculum.

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A Brief Overview of Asian American History

Fairleigh Dickinson University & Teach Asian American Stories present a virtual webinar with scholar and TAAS Fellow Dr. Dakashna Lang. This 1.5 hour, virtual webinar will focus on providing middle school and high school teachers an overview of Asian American history from 1700-2000s and highlight Asian American contributions to immigration and citizenship laws that shape the United States. Teachers will leave with practical resources, tools, and ideas on how to weave AAPI contributions into their existing curriculum. Free and open to all. Professional Development hours awarded.

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Integrating AAPI Histories: Curricular Points of Entry for US History

This curriculum design webinar is tailored to middle and high school teachers, equipping them with practical strategies and a wealth of resources to seamlessly incorporate AAPI history into their social studies curricula. Educators will use AAPI histories and narratives to discover innovative ways to align their lessons with NJ learning standards.

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Harnessing the Power of Graphic Novels in the Classroom

Graphic novels (memoirs and nonfiction) and comic books are an integral tool in increasing literacy and engagement in the classroom. Through this webinar, educators will learn the scholarship and research behind the benefits of using comics and graphic novels in the classroom while also gaining access to learning activities and materials to support this work. Participants will learn about the current research on literacy in social studies and how graphic novels improve literacy, reading comprehension, and engagement. The workshop ends with a walk-through of various activities and books that educators can use in their classrooms. Participants will receive a workshop folder, handouts, and slides at the end of the session.

Professional Development Hours awarded.

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FDU Teacher Workshop: Disrupting Microaggressions in Schools

Back by popular demand!

Join educators and scholars Dr. Darrell DeTample and Raymund Mantes to learn how to identify and combat anti-Asian bias in the classroom and in our schools.

In this workshop, educators from all disciplines will come together to deepen their understanding of their AAPI students, and address harmful stereotypes and the troubling issue of anti-Asian hate. Educators will leave with a better understanding of AAPI students and communities, and strategies for addressing microaggressions in classrooms and schools.

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FDU Teacher Workshop: Disrupting Microaggressions in Schools

Join educators and scholars Dr. Khyati Joshi, Dr. Darrell DeTample, and Raymund Mantes to learn how to identify and combat anti-Asian bias in the classroom and in our schools.
In this workshop, educators from all disciplines will come together to deepen their understanding of their AAPI students, and address harmful stereotypes and the troubling issue of anti-Asian hate. Educators will leave with a better understanding of AAPI students and communities, and strategies for addressing microaggressions in classrooms and schools.

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FDU Teacher Workshop: A Brief Overview of Asian American History

Fairleigh Dickinson University & Teach Asian American Stories present a virtual workshop with scholar Dr. Khyati Joshi and TAAS Fellow Dr. Dakashna Lang. This 1.5 hour, virtual workshop will focus on providing middle school and high school teachers an overview of Asian American history from 1700-2000s and highlight Asian American contributions to immigration and citizenship laws that shape the United States. Teachers will leave with practical resources, tools, and ideas on how to weave AAPI contributions into their existing curriculum. Free and open to all. Professional Development hours awarded.

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