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Workshop: Practical Intercultural Awareness Strategies for the EAL Classroom

Workshop | Friday March 2 | 1:30 – 4:00 pm

How do you safely explore hidden biases in EAL classrooms? What are the impacts of hidden bias and what intercultural awareness strategies can you use to address and manage them? Participants will explore frequently experienced challenges in the EAL classroom through an intercultural lens. Participants will learn activities to introduce intercultural awareness to their classrooms and have a chance to try out strategies to address challenging situations.

Date: Friday March 2, 2018
Time: 1:30 to 4:00 pm
Venue: Vancouver Community College, 1155 East Broadway
Registration Timeline: RSVP requested by February 26, 2018.
Cost: BC TEAL members $35; non-members $45

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Taslim Damji has an MA from King’s College, London and two decades of international teaching, teacher training, and research experience. She is a certified Intercultural Practitioner and is manager of Intercultural Trainings through MOSAIC Works.

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By the end of the workshop, participants will:

- have had a chance to explore bias in the EAL classroom

- understand bias and its impacts on teaching and learning

- learn and do intercultural strategies to address and manage hidden bias through discussion and roleplay

- do a walkthrough of activities to introduce intercultural awareness in the classroom.

Vancouver Community College, 1155 E Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5T 4V5

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