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Making Across the Curriculum Conference and Pre-Conference has ended
Saturday, May 18 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
AT CAPACITY/ Exploring Systems: Using Maps to Understand Contemporary Issues

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In this course, we will think about communities as systems, using the maker move of Exploring Complexity to look at how Hurricane Maria affected communities in Puerto Rico. Participants will build maps in order to think critically about how parts of a system are connected. We will then look at how this activity was used within a 3rd grade unit of study as a catalyst for student action in the aftermath of the hurricane. Capacity: 10

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Avalon McOmber

ELA Teacher, 3rd grade, H.D. Cooke Elementary School (DCPS)
Hi! I am Avalon McOmber, a 3rd grade teacher at HD Cooke Elementary School. Through several Project Zero learning experiences and fellowships, I have developed a love for creating interdisciplinary, socially relevant, and engaging units of student for my students. I am excited to... Read More →


Saturday May 18, 2019 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Choral Music Room

Attendees (10)