Workshop: Inspiration for the Broken-Hearted Educator, with Joseph Mathews
By: Education Program Gottesman Libraries
Published: 05/01/2017
Uploaded: 05/15/2017
Uploaded by: Education Program Gottesman Libraries
Pockets: Gottesman Libraries Archive, Gottesman Libraries' Education Program, Instructional Offerings
Tags: disengaged student, disengaged teacher, Inspiration, Joseph Mathews, racial inequality, teacher burn out, Urban Education

Description/Abstract: Workshop: Inspiration for the Broken-Hearted Educator, with Joseph Mathews, Tuesday, 5/9, 5-7pm (postponed)

What becomes of educators when they are asked to implement zero tolerance and “no excuses” policies and practices with which they disagree? This workshop addresses the tensions and pressing issues in urban education that many teachers face in the classroom.

Joseph Mathews has conducted many professional development workshops for teachers that focus on student and family engagement. In addition to Things I Wish My Teacher Knew About Me (CreateSpace, May, 2015), he has written Wrestling for My Life (2011), Why Do Boys Make Girls Cry? (2011), Me and My Homies (2010), and The Dropout (2008). Joseph has a M.A. in Family and Community Education, and he is pursuing now a Ph.D in Interdisciplinary Studies, also at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Please rsvp with your interest by Monday, May 8th.

Where: 306 Russell