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Saturday, October 26 • 10:45am - 11:30am
Easy Reads, Tough Topics

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Choosing picture books that encourage students to think intensively and critically about social studies concepts can be a difficult task. Additionally, facilitating discussions or reflective writing assignments that provide students with a voice to the topics is essential in the development of informed, empathetic, well-rounded citizens. This learning experience will provide educators with text examples, digital resources, and questioning stems to build a more tolerant, knowledgeable classroom or campus community.

Note: All sessions are first come first serve. Seats are not guaranteed.

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Jessica Torres

Education Specialist, ESC Region 12
Jessica serves as an Educational Specialist for ESC Region 12 in the heart of Texas. Formerly an assistant principal and Montessori teacher, Mrs. Torres is passionate about developing educators to provide innovative approaches and experiences for all learners as they pursue their... Read More →

Saturday October 26, 2019 10:45am - 11:30am CDT
RM 625