K-12 Literacy Conference

S2021Session 4, Workshop 10: From Tragic to Magic: Reclaiming Black Joy in the Midst of Pain, 6-12

LaMar Timmons-Long & Dr. Joy Barnes-Johnson

☟⬇︎ Watch here on April 10th ⬇︎☟

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Today’s Gathering has pre-recorded sessions (to allow greater flexibility for presenters and tech hosts during the pandemic).
This means:
  • Keep your eye on the time! You will see the session from the start, not live in progress… don’t miss the next one!
  • Tweet with #TheEdCollabGathering. Presenters looking forward to connecting!

[su_divider divider_color=”#ffb121″] [su_row]Lamar Timmons-Long is a member of The Educator Collaborative network.  Read his full bio here or request him for consulting or a speaking engagement. 

LaMar teaches English in New York City, where he began his career after obtaining his Bachelor of Science in English Education, 7-12, from SUNY Buffalo State. He holds a Master of Education in Special Education and is currently finishing his advanced graduate certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Pace University.  LaMar has taught middle and high school grades and serves as an advisor to multiple students. LaMar also brings deep expertise in supporting educators, both pre-service and in-service, in developing practices that support all children. He is an Adjunct Faculty member at Pace University, School of Education where he teaches first-year graduate students in Literacy and Special Education programs. Lamar has instructed classes around methods for inclusive education, supporting positive behavior, and cross-disciplinary instruction. Within each course, he consistently reinforces the use of various culturally responsive pedagogical and literacy practices, across all content areas, and across multiple grades, to develop, support, and enhance student learning. LaMar’s commitment to student learning and quality education has allowed his practices to focus on strengthening teachers and students to use literature to advocate for marginalized voices and as a means of promoting social justice within the classroom; in particular, Black Indigenous People of Color and LBGTQ+ voices.Follow him on Twitter @teachLTL. [/su_row][su_row]Joy Barnes-Johnson currently works in secondary education and consults for several racial literacy, STEM Education and training projects she calls EqSTrEAM educational responses exploring equitable science teaching and learning. She has published several articles that address teacher preparation, policy and curriculum design. In 2018, she  co-edited a research volume entitled STEM-21: Equity in Teaching and Learning to Meet Global Challenges of Standards, Engagement and Transformation. She was recently honored by the NJ Education Association with the 2019 MLK Jr. Human & Civil Rights Award. Find her on Twitter @DrJoyBJo[/su_row] [su_divider top=”no” divider_color=”#f8b556″]

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