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IUE Voices in Education: Technology Tools for Classroom-Based and Remote Learning

IUE presents a webinar providing P-12 educators with technology tools for facilitating learning in the classroom as well as remote learning. The facilitators offer context, theory and teaching strategies and tips. The webinar concludes with a panel discussion of current educators in Kansas City area schools and organizations.

Facilitators: Dr. Hilary McNeil and Anya Arnold, UMKC Institute for Urban Education and Sara Saunders, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools

Panelists: Andrea Cook, Kansas City Public Schools; Ryan Fitzpatrick, Kansas City Public Schools; Robyn Holsman, Center Schools

IUE Voices in Education: Techniques for Differentiation in Remote Learning

IUE presents a webinar providing P-12 educators with information for differentiating instruction in remote learning situations. Information for varied learners as well as strategies than can be used remotely or in the classroom are shared. The facilitators offer context, theory and teaching strategies and tips. The webinar concludes with a panel discussion of current educators in Kansas City area schools and organizations.

Facilitators: Anya Arnold & Dr. Hilary McNeil, UMKC Institute for Urban Education and Asha Moore, Academy for Integrated Arts Charter School

Panelists: Ashley Gann, Kansas City Public Schools; Jessica LaFollette; Danielle Parker, Crossroads Academy Charter School

IUE Voices in Education: Promoting Student Voice & Agency in the Classroom

IUE presents a webinar providing P-12 educators with information how to empower student voice in the classroom. The facilitators offer context, theory and teaching strategies and tips. The webinar concludes with a panel discussion of current educators in Kansas City area schools and organizations.

Facilitators: Jennifer Fergerson & Dr. Brad Poos, UMKC Institute for Urban Education and Dr. Loyce Caruthers, UMKC School of Education

Panelists: Vonnchet Clark, Academy for Integrated Arts Charter School; Lindsay Dumolt, Kansas city Public Schools; Destiny Flournoy, Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy; Joyce Hernandez, Kansas City Public Schools Reference citation: Fergerson, J., Poos, B., Caruthers, L., & Waddell, J. (Producer). (2020, July 15). Promoting Student Voice & Agency in the Classroom, Part of the IUE Presents: Voices in Education series [Webinar]. UMKC Institute for Urban Education.

Anti-Racism in the Classroom – IUE Voices in Education

IUE presents a webinar providing educators with information about Anti-Racist classroom practices, including a brief historical context, information about culturally responsive, culturally relevant and anti-racist teaching strategies and tips. The webinar concludes with a panel discussion of current educators in Kansas City area schools and organizations.

Facilitators: Dr. Brad Poos and Jennifer Fergerson, Institute for Urban Education at UMKC

Panelists: Kirsten Brown, Crossroads Academy Charter School; Susana Elizarraraz, Latinx Education Collaborative; Chaur Jacobson, Turner High School; La’Shawna Wilson, West Park Elementary, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools

Observing and Influencing Student Growth

Keichanda Dees-Burnett grew up at UMKC. From an active undergraduate majoring in communications studies, to a graduate student in higher education administration, to the director of Multicultural Student Affairs and co-interim dean of students, the Kansas City native is a key source of support for minority students on campus.

Complete story in UMKC Today