Julian Weissglass | Teaching and Leading with Intelligence, Hope, and Integrity: The Challenge for Our Times
Nov 10 - 13, 2010 San Francisco, California San Francisco Marriott Marquis,
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Saturday, November 13, 8:00am-9:45am
Fall Forum Featured Session
The increasing dysfunction of the society we are living in presents many challenges to educators, especially the ways adults provide young people with the full respect they deserve and the emotional support they need in order to flourish in an oppressive society. This talk will present some ideas about how to meet these challenges and an opportunity to reflect on your particular struggles.
Julian Weissglass is Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara, He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and was a member of the UCSB Mathematics Department for over 30 years. He has taught mathematics to elementary classes, written about education and educational change and spoken and led workshops on learning and educational change in the U.S., Europe, Australia, and Mexico. Over the years the focus of his work changed from mathematics to mathematics education to educational change and finally to educational equity. He has taught and led professional development on racism, multicultural education, and educational equity.