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Thursday, April 28 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Destablizing for Growth

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Progressive growth means destabilizing traditional educational institutions. In this panel, we will explain how a shared pedagogical framework allows teachers across curricula to innovate and destabilize stodgy educational systems. By examining this framework from a high school English and Science curriculum, you will see the destabilizing moves, including mixing grades, grouping students and refining practices, that force teachers and students to grow through a higher level of awareness of student needs, intentions, and comfort zones.

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Eric Viets

Teacher, Urban Assembly School for Green Careers
For the past decade, Eric Viets has been an English teacher in urban schools across New York City. During that time he has taught a variety of curricula, including AP Literature & Composition, Government, Media Studies, Health, & Drama. When not teaching, he also runs a plethora of... Read More →
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Naina Vohra

Urban Assembly School for Green Careers
Naina Vohra is in her third year of teaching at the Urban Assembly School for Green Careers, a public high school in New York City. She is currently teaching Living Environment (Biology), and is also serving as the school’s Curriculum Lead.



Thursday April 28, 2016 2:30pm - 3:15pm CDT
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