The Center for
Technology and Education
Book Club Walk & Talks
Teacher Unions and Social Justice
by Michael Charney, Jesse Hagopian, and Bob Peterson
What is the connection between union halls, union members, and social justice? This Book Club Walk and Talk will explore articles from Teacher Unions and Social Justice to grow appreciation for union history and commitment to social justice while giving members insight to how we strengthen solidarity and become more insightful in our rank0and-file activism. All members and job families are invited to join this conversation.
Limited seats available; books gifts to HCTA member participants by the Hillsborough Classroom Teachers Association.
Teaching for Black Lives
by Dyan Watson, Jesse Hapogian, and Wayne Au
This Book Club Walk & Talk leverages articles from Teaching for Black Lives to focus conversation on teaching Black students in our school and honoring the beauty of Blackness. In surfacing insights about historical and current events that impact our student, ourselves, our communities, and our work as educators, this learning experience engages participants to keep an important dialog active and visible. Highlighting the hope that student activism brings and conversation about collective action will inspire our thinking. All members and job families are invited to join this conversation.
Limited seats available; books gifted to HCTA member participants by the Hillsborough Classroom Teachers Association.
by Susan Cain
Rosa Parks. Chopin. Dr. Suess. Steve Wozniak. What do they all have in common? They each made great contributions to society AND were all introverts. This Book Club Walk & Talk is all about understanding and valuing introverts. What is the introvert's power in a world that can't stop talking? This experience and the conversations shared may reframe how some students are perceived and may also offer insights to yourself or those close to you.
Book gifted to the first 8 participants registered. Limited seats available.
Balance Like a Pirate
by Jessica Cabeen, Jessica Johnson, and Sarah Johnson
Our passion and respect for the work that comes from the Pirates and Dave Burgess Consulting are well known here at CTechEd. For our summer Book Club Walk & Talk Feature for Wellness, join us for Balance Like a Pirate! We will explore the PIRATE Balance to seed thinking about how to not only create work-life balance, but also safeguard against professional burnout while "igniting passion and thriving as an education". The authors share, "Balance is a myth, but living with purpose, passion, and priorities is within your reach."
Books gifted to the first 8 Participants registers. Limited seats available.
For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood,
and the Rest of Ya'll Too
by Christopher Emdin
Join us for a look at Chris Emdin's invitation to learn about the reality pedagogy and urban education as we explore For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood, and the Rest of Ya'll Too. This easy to read and though-provoking work gives insight to teaching and learning in urban schools and working with urban youth. Come to laugh, to fall off your rock, to learn and share, and to be inspired.
Books gifted to the first 8 participants. Limited seats available.