K-12 Literacy Conference

S2021Session 3, Workshop 9: Teaching History to Save our Future: Critical Conversations on Climate Change in the Elementary School Classroom, 3-5

Julia Pledl & Brittany Jefferson

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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]Julia Pledl is a The Educator Collaborative network associate. Julia is a 6th year teacher in Los Angeles, CA. A proud graduate of UCLA’s Teacher Education Program at Center X where she earned an M.Ed. Julia is dedicated to creating inclusive and equitable learning communities with her students and their families each year. Julia believes literacy is emancipatory and has worked as an instructional coach and professional development leader in various settings across LA. In her work as a literacy coach, her primary focus has been supporting middle school and high school teachers in bringing Workshop to their english classrooms. Passionate about continuing to grow her praxis, Julia loves to collaborate and learn from other teachers. She has had the opportunity to share her work at conferences around the country, presenting on topics such as student-led inquiry and action research in middle school, reclaiming comprehension in the underrepresentation of children’s lit, developing positive reading identities, and how to create inclusive and safe classrooms for our LGBTQIA+ students and families. Follow her on Twitter @JuliaPledl. [/su_row]

[su_row]Brittany Jefferson is a teacher and climate justice, sustainability advocate from Los Angeles, California.  She has a background in both Special Education and General Education teaching settings, with a Master’s degree in Special Education and dual teaching credentials in both Multiple Subject and Mild-Moderate Education Specialist.  She is committed to creating a learning environment conducive to having critical conversations about identity, social justice, and environmental justice.  Brittany is also the creator of Teacher Mom Chronicles, a lifestyle and educational brand designed to help people live more sustainably, take action in their communities, and talk to their kids and students about climate change. Follow her on Twitter @britt_TMCblog.[/su_row] [su_divider top=”no” divider_color=”#f8b556″]

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