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Anti-Bias Education for Students & Educators Alike

Thursday, January 11, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (ET)

Presenter: Tiffany Jewell
For: All teachers and administrators

Individual Registration Group Registration

Price

Live Webinar

Individuals (Certificate of Continuing Professional Development for 1 person)
$45/AMS member
$65/non-member

Organizations (Unlimited participants at 1 computer; CPD certificates for up to 20 persons)
$175/AMS member organization
$225/non-member organizations

Registration closes at noon on the day of the webinar. Registration fees are non-refundable. If you register and then cancel, we will be happy to credit your payment toward another webinar of your choice. Credits may not be used toward the cost of on-demand webinars.

On-Demand Webinar

After the live webinar airs, the presentation will be made available for a 30-day rental via Vimeo On Demand, allowing you to view the webinar at any time, as often as you would like, within your rental period.

$55/individual (Certificate of Continuing Professional Development for 1 person)
$200/group (CPD certificates for up to 20 persons)

Overview

"When we speak of peace, we do not mean a partial truce between separate nations, but a permanent way of life for all [mankind]." —Maria Montessori

In order to fully understand peace, we must first be willing to embrace social justice. We will embark on the process of understanding ourselves and our students through the lens of Anti-Bias Education: an active approach to maintaining a culturally responsive environment for all learners.

This webinar will introduce you to the 4 goals of Anti-Bias Education for children and the 5 goals for adults. These goals will help the student challenge her own prejudices and biases, and grow into a more thoughtful and peaceful citizen. Resources and examples will be given and discussed throughout the webinar to promote further understanding of each goal. You’ll be presented with ways to gain further insight into what it means to be an Anti-Biased Montessorian, and tools to help you develop personal and institutional goals to support positive change within your community. We will also discuss the latest activity in the Montessori Social Justice movement and ways to support the community.

Learner Outcomes

  • Understand the goals of an Anti-Bias Education for children (students).
  • Understand the goals of an Anti-Bias Education for adults (educators).
  • Gain tools for self-reflection and learn how to begin to take action.
  • Begin to create an action plan for implementing an Anti-Bias program within a Montessori program.
  • A basic understanding of the Montessori Social Justice movement.

Tiffany Jewell is a Lower Elementary teacher at the Montessori School of North Hampton, MA. She is also cofounding board president of Montessori for Social Justice, co-chair of MSJ’s Governance and Strategy Group, and a member of their Anti-Bias, Anti-Racist Curriculum Committee. AMS-credentialed (Elementary I).

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