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Monday, August 13 • 10:00am - 12:45pm
Beyond Diversity: Artfully Designing for Equity and Cultural Relevance LIMITED

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This current generation of young people is being called the most diverse in U.S. history -- are we designing truly equitable learning experiences reflective of the shifting demographics?  In this session, participants will unpack what culturally relevant pedagogy is and its importance to our practice.  More specifically, we will look at how the framing and designing around arts education and arts integration can be implemented in a way that leverages students assets, promotes inclusion, and leads to engaged and masterful teaching and learning. This session will focus on language, curricular materials, and art-based liberation pedagogies.  This is suitable for teachers of all subjects, school and arts organization administrators, and teaching artists.

Speakers
avatar for Aysha Upchurch

Aysha Upchurch

Arts Education Consultant
I am the Dancing Diplomat. I am a seed planter, soil agitator, and curious and passionate artist and educator. I am on fire about about arts education broadly, and dance education more specifically, that is rooted in equity and dismantles oppressive pedagogies so that students' assets... Read More →



Monday August 13, 2018 10:00am - 12:45pm CDT
108 730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA