Imagining September with Neema Avashia and Jal Mehta

61 minutes

This week on TeachLab, host Justin Reich is joined in a live webinar by colleagues Jal Mehta from the Harvard Graduate School Of Education, and Neema Avashia, a Civics teacher in the Boston Public Schools to discuss the Imagining September report; a joint research project to identify values and priorities for reopening schools.

“We have to get smarter about how we structure ourselves in ways that actually are in service of kids learning.” - Neema Avashia

  • Managing uncertainty 
  • What worked this spring and what did not work 
  • Ideas brought by students 
  • Imagining September 
    • What do you value most from school? 
    • How could you start to imagine some of the things you value most from school appearing in a new hybrid remote format. 
    • What can you leave behind? 
  •  Getting smarter about school structure 
  • Connecting with all kids 
  • Being a teacher and a citizen in today’s climate 
  • Being safe AND feeling safe in schools 
  • Audience Questions

 

Resources and Links

Check out Imagining September: Principles and Design Elements for Ambitious Schools During COVID-19

Check out Imagining September: Online Design Charrettes for Fall 2020 Planning with Students and Stakeholders

Check out Jal Mehta’s Book In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High School

Full webinar link coming soon!

 

Transcript

https://teachlabpodcast.simplecast.com/episodes/imagining-september/transcript

 

Produced by Aimee Corrigan 

Recorded and mixed by Garrett Beazley

 

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