Expanding Representation in Books/Auditing Your Library

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Keeping our classroom and school libraries fresh and updated is important for independent reading. In this session, we’ll review the work of Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop and her work with mirrors and windows. We’ll think about ways to audit our own collections and to fill the gaps in our classroom libraries, the books we use […]

Expanding Representation in Books/Auditing Your Library

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These one-hour virtual sessions take a deep dive into a specific topic. Each session will include an introduction to the topic, some connected readings, time for conversation and questions. Participants will leave with some new thinking and some resources to expand their thinking following the session. Note: Sessions are provided at no cost for member […]

Boosting Vocabulary for English Learners

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Explicit vocabulary instruction is a proven strategy to help English Learners close the vocabulary gap and increase their reading and listening comprehension. A systematic approach to vocabulary instruction by both English Language teachers and content-area teachers will ensure that English learners will be able to more quickly access the curriculum. Join this online session to […]

Fall Picture Books and Middle Grade Novels

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These one-hour virtual sessions take a deep dive into a specific topic. Each session will include an introduction to the topic, some connected readings, time for conversation and questions. Participants will leave with some new thinking and some resources to expand their thinking following the session. Note: Sessions are provided at no cost for member […]

Teaching About the Holocaust

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Echoes & Reflections is excited to present Catholic school educators with training and resources to help their students understand the history of antisemitism, the Holocaust, and modern manifestations of prejudice, made possible by the generous support of Eileen Ludwig Greenland. One of the central revolutions in Catholic education in the last forty years has been in its depiction of Jews, Judaism, […]

Exploring Antisemitism in Christianity

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Made possible by the generous support of Eileen Ludwig Greenland, Echoes & Reflections is excited to continue its program for Catholic school educators with this learning opportunity focusing on contemporary antisemitism and the role Christianity has played in the creation of some antisemitic tropes. Antisemitism is not a relic of the past, but a hatred […]