Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Improving Academic Outcomes for African American Males Webinar Series

Okay --- I know the beginning of school and I am posting a webinar series from Schools Moving Up @West Ed ----- Well, it is free, you can come watch here at the SERC Library Community Room, you can sign up yourself, you can view it as an archive eventually ------ come on it is a win, win situation!!!!!

On Thursday, September 13th from 2:30 to 4:00 in the SERC Library Community Room we are showing the webinar, High Quality Instruction that Promotes Learning and Achievement for African American Male Students by Dr. Joseph F. Johnson, Jr., NCUST Executive Director and Professor of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University who will provide information about the instructional practices that make a difference.  The webinar will discuss strategies for changing instructional practice in schools.

For more information, follow this link to learn more about the series, sign up for the webinar, and view the first webinar Discipline that Does no Harm:  Improving Academic Outcomes for African-American Male which is archived, this link will get you to the sign up for the next webinar on September 13th and just use the Webinar tab to find the first webinar archived, http://www.schoolsmovingup.net/cs/smu/print/htdocs/smu/webinars/upcoming.htm

In addition follow this link, http://www.ncust.org/wp/ to the National Center for Urban School Transformation (NCUST) which has been identifying and studying urban schools that achieve outstanding academic results for all students, including African American males.  These studies have pinpointed practices that lead African American male students to excel.

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