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MN AATG Fall Meeting: Teaching Languages through the Lens of Social Justice

  • 19 Sep 2015
  • University of St. Thomas

Please join MN AATG at their Fall Meeting for an engaging professional development seminar and a great networking opportunity open to all language educators. 

Time and place

Saturday, September 19, 2015

9 am to 2 pm

University of St. Thomas, St. Paul


Words and Actions: Teaching Languages through the Lens of Social Justice (K-16) 

In this 3-hour workshop, Cassandra Glynn, who has experience teaching at the high school and university level, will give examples of a social justice oriented curriculum and how it can benefit all students. In this workshop, Cassandra will focus on adapting common textbook topics to incorporate themes of social justice.  Participants are encouraged to bring textbooks they use in their own classrooms with students.  Presentation will be in English, with examples in multiple languages and at various levels. In addition to the general discussion, language-specific tables will be available to provide opportunity to engage with seminar topic in various languages.


Cassandra Glynn, Assistant Professor of Education, Concordia College. Co-author of Words and Actions: Teaching Languages Through the Lens of Social Justice, together with Pamela Wesely & Beth Wassell. ACTFL, 2015. 


To allow us to plan for food and drinks, please pay in advance.

  • For members of MN/ AATG: $20 Breakfast and lunch included; those who join AATG or renew their membership at event will receive a gift.

  • For other participants: $25 Breakfast and lunch included. 

To register, please make check out to MN AATG and send before September 10th to:

Jana Velo
4041 Oakland Avenue
MPLS, MN 55407


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