Workshop: Athletics vs. Academics, with Joseph Mathews, rescheduled for Wednesday, 3/30, 6-7:30pm

Please join us for the following workshops in March:

  • Athletics vs Academics: Bridging the Gap between Teachers Who Love School and Students Who Love Sports, with Joseph Mathews, Wednesday, 3/30, 6-7:30pm


  • Building on Joseph Mathew's experience as a student athlete, pro athlete, coach, and educator, this workshop aims to provide teachers and youth workers with practical strategies to engage disengaged students who love sports. Through interactive discourse, Joseph will share how sports saved his life, inspired him to love learning, and shed light on how understanding sports culture can enhance student achievement.

    Joseph Mathews has conducted many professional development workshops for teachers that focus on student and family engagement. In addition to his newly published Things I Wish My Teacher Knew About Me (CreateSpace, May, 2015), he has written Wrestling for My Life (2011), Why Do Boys Make Girls Cry? (2011), Me and My Homies (2010), and The Dropout (2008). Joseph has a M.A. in Family and Community Education, and he is pursuing now a Ph.D in Interdisciplinary Studies, also at Teachers College, Columbia University.

    Please rsvp with your interest by Monday, 3/28.

    This workshop is part of Engaging the Disengaged Student Workshop Series, conducted by Joseph Mathews this Spring semester. Stay tuned for the final workshop on April 19th.

    Where: 306 Russell

  • What's Fair Copycat?, Monday, 3/7, 3-4pm


  • Come join us for an informative workshop on copyright law and how it applies to education. We will discuss its meaning and importance; look at resources that highlight the basic do's and don'ts; and present advisory offices at Teachers College and Columbia University that go deeply into the issues surrounding copyright protection and fair usage.

    Please rsvp with details via online support if you'd like to attend.

    Where: 302 Russell


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