Culture Café: Las Familias, la Cultura y la Educación

Thursday, November 18, 2021
10:05 AM - 11:20 AM

 

Center for Teaching Excellence

Thomas Cooper Library, Room L511

 

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Details

When considering buzz words such as diversity, culture and multilingualism, have you ever stopped to reflect on how these terms are connected to your own life? Have you ever wondered about the students in your future classrooms and how their unique backgrounds will impact the methods you engage in teaching and learning with not only those them but their first teachers as well, their families? This presentation will delve into these concepts and leave the participants more aware of barriers, assets and ways to engage diverse children and families in education.

 

This workshop is an elective session for a certificate of completion in Teaching Towards Inclusive Excellence.


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Facilitator


Lydia Carnesale
Education Coordinator
Richland County Early Head Start
Holmes Scholar
College of Education
Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


Lydia Carnesale is a third year doctoral student and Holmes scholar. She was born in Mexico and is a first generation student, is a mother of four emerging bilingual children, 2 dogs and 2 cats. Her interests and explorations revolve around understanding the dualism of language and culture of the Latino students of SC and its relationship to families and schools.