Let Us In! Incorporating Afro-Latinx / Black Diaspora Culture and Themes into the Curriculum
This course focuses on race and representation in the World Language curriculum particularly, the integration of Afro-Latinx identity, culture, and subsequent literature. Through careful exploration of the historical background of African-descended peoples both in Spanish-speaking Americas, Spain (and by proxy, Guinea Ecuatorial) this course will center on identity formation (and the political consequences thereof), literary production, religious traditions and notable contributions. Participants will review research related to the ACTFL standards, analyze cultural products with the goal of curriculum integration. Through a host of interactive activities with classmates, participants in this course will discuss the purpose, rationale, and development of such cultural products and its relevance to the current political landscape. Participants will also explore how topics can play a critical role in establishing an inclusive, representative, anti-racist curriculum, thriving classroom ecology for all students. This course is open to teachers of modern and classical languages (Conducted in Spanish with occasional readings in English).
Idioma courses receive letter grades
24-48 HOURS AFTER YOUR REGISTRATION YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL FROM IDIOMA CONTAINING YOUR COURSE ACCESS.
Within 24 hours of registering for a PD course, you'll be able to access your student account using Self-Service Ashland. There, you'll find printable financial statements and grade reports, plus a link for requesting transcripts, once your grades have posted. Instructions for establishing or resetting your login can be found HERE.
If you have a tuition waiver voucher or would prefer to mail your payment:
Please click HERE for a registration form. Please mail that along with your payment and/or voucher to the Main Campus address. Vouchers are worth $166 when applied to PD courses.
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- Location of Meeting:online with Idioma Education