BLAM! Presentation with School District of Philadelphia Teachers

BLAM! Presentation with School District of Philadelphia Teachers

The session will center on a discussion on best practices for teaching Black History using the Black Lives Always Mattered! (BLAM!) graphic novel. Ismael Jimenez, Director of Social Studies Curriculum for the School District of Philadelphia, will facilitate the conversation. Participants will engage in identifying effective pedagogical strategies for delivering instruction on African American History using a combination of the BLAM! graphic novel and primary resources.   

This program is presented in partnership with the Charles L. Blockson Collection of African-Americana and the African Diaspora at Penn State Special Collections Library. 

Our programs are geared toward a general audience and are open to all, including Temple students, faculty, staff, alumni, neighbors, and friends. Registration is encouraged. All programs are free and open to all. Registration is encouraged.  

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Charles Library Event Space

Registration is required. There are 94 seats available.