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You Are What You Watch: Fostering Empathy in Students through Documentary

Teach the Teachers
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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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In this session, the facilitator and participants will delve deeper into the ways in which documentary can be used as a tool to foster student empathy. The facilitator and supporting educators will share their experiences in using documentary - with its predominant focus on individuals and specific historical moments rather than themes or broad strokes - to offer students a different perspective than they might find in textbooks, novels, internet resources, or other resources.

Participating teachers will then have a chance to practice creating empathy-provoking curriculum around documentary.

A Zoom link will be shared the morning of the event.

Contact: Emily Foster