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Session 6: Sunday, June 3rd: 12:00 - 1:50pm
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This panel will include the following four sections. First, Columbia University's teacher training co-director, Suzanne Pratt, will describe the TR@TC2 program, its goals and purposes. Second, Rebecca Stanton, a classroom teacher of record at Manhattan's Community Health Academy of the Heights will outline the intersections across theory and practice, and demonstrate instructional methods designed to engage immigrant students and encourage their voices. Next, selected high-school students and their tutors will present projects related to social justice topics of their choice. Finally, the panel will close with a question and answer segment. This panel will be of particular interest to current and entering teachers, school administrators, students, their families, as well as anyone interested in supporting immigrant students.