How to Bring Human Rights Literature
into Your Literacy Instruction

Saturday, November 3, 2018 | 9:00 am-11:30 am
Rome Commons
South Campus, UConn Storrs

Storrs, CT 06269

Join us on Saturday morning for a professional development session and discussion aimed at helping K-12 teachers incorporate writing and reading that addresses human rights issues in new and creative ways. Hosted in conjunction with the Annual Connecticut Children's Book Fair at UConn, this session features:

  • Writer Chandra Prasad, author of Damselfly and other books that explore issues of race, class, and gender
  • Neag School literacy professor Doug Kaufman, who works with K-12 teachers to promote equity and social justice in schools
  • Neag School doctoral student Ellen Cavanaugh, who has developed tools to help connect literacy instruction and human rights

All are welcome; participants will receive a Neag School classroom care package. Light breakfast will be served. The event is free to attend.

Please RSVP online by Wednesday, October 31st.

Questions? Please contact Shawn Kornegay, via email or call the Office of Alumni Relations toll-free at (888) 822-5861.

UConn Foundation
Office of Alumni Relations
2390 Alumni Drive
Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 486-2240

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