Register for 2019-2020 CUSD Equity Lecture and Film Series #3



Chandler Unified School District Equity Lecture and Film Series
Monday, November 18, 2019, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

District Office Board Room, 1525 W. Frye Road Chandler AZ 85224
The Academic Power of Humanizing Pedagogy

Dr. Curtis Acosta Speaker Biography: Dr. Curtis Acosta, Assistant Professor in Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies at the University of Arizona

In CUSD, almost 30% of our students identify as Hispanic. Dr. Curtis Acosta, an educational researcher examining the engagement and learning style of this population, has cited humanizing pedagogy as practice in unleashing the academic power of this group. How have humanizing educational practices, created a paradigm shift in producing excellent academic outcomes for Hispanic youth? In this lecture, educators will learn how to implement humanizing pedagogical strategies in the teaching and learning of this population.

Sponsored by: Chandler Education Foundation

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