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Educator Workshop: Yoga and Movement in the Classroom

Mon, Aug 21   9:00 am to 10:00 am   Central Library, Trustees' Room

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In this workshop, learn how to easily incorporate different poses and stretches in a classroom setting to use for your own health as well as with your students.

Recommended for educators of grades K-12.

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Educator Workshop: How to Incorporate Participatory Budgeting in Your Classroom

Mon, Aug 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

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Please join us for How to Incorporate Participatory Budgeting in Your Classroom with Melissa Appleton!

We will learn how participatory budgeting works, look at how other schools have used it, and tips and strategies for how to incorporate...

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Educator Workshop: Exploring Open Source Data

Mon, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

PLatBPL Teacher research open data

Want to bring data literacy skills into your classroom? In this workshop, learn the basics of using the NYC Open Data portal (www.opendata.cityofnewyork.us) to access public data maintained by the City of New York. Attendees will also learn...

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Educator Workshop: Classroom Activism with The Harry Potter Alliance

Mon, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

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Learn how to bring activism into your classroom with tips and strategies from The Harry Potter Alliance (HPA). Armed with love and lots of awesome ideas, the HPA uses the power of story and pop culture fandom to inspire kids to work towards...

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Educator Workshop: Exploring Art with Kids

Tue, Aug 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

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Please join us for Exploring Art with Kids facilitated by the Children's Museum of Art!

Children’s Museum of the Arts is an interactive arts museum in NYC with a contemporary art gallery showcasing the works of adult and child artists...

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Educator Workshop: Navigating the College Financial Aid Process

Tue, Aug 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

PLatBPL college FAFSA workshopseries

In this workshop, librarians from Brooklyn Public Library's Business & Career Center will cover resources that share how much financial aid each college offers, what to know about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the...

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Educator Workshop: Other Worlds: Games as Informal Learning Spaces

Tue, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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Please join us for Other Worlds: Games as Informal Learning Spaces with Thomas Knowlton!

Attendees will walk away with concrete examples of games which have been utilized in educational settings throughout New York City and what...

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Educator Workshop: Intro to Archives

Tue, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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Please join us for an introduction to archives!

This workshop will introduce attendees to some of the core concepts of archives and special collections, using the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library as an example. Participants...

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Educator Workshop: Slash, Smut, and Sexual Subjectivity Workshop

Wed, Aug 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

PLatBPL Teacher sexuality fan fiction

Please join us for Slash, Smut, and Sexual Subjectivity Workshop with Christina Tesoro!

Sexual subjectivity is "a person’s experience of self as a sexual being who feels entitled to sexual pleasure and safety" and was coined by Dr....

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Educator Workshop: Exploring the Digital Public Library of America

Wed, Aug 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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Please join us for Exploring the Digital Public Library of America with Kalli Mathios!

Kalli will provide an introduction to the DPLA showing you how to navigate the site and many of the educational features available through the website...

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Educator Workshop: Primary Sources and the National Archives

Wed, Aug 23   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

PLatBPL workshopseries research national archives

In this workshop, educators will be exposed to the new features of the award-winning educational resource from the National Archives, DocsTeach at www.docsteach.org. Educators from the National Archives have chosen over 8,400 primary sources from...

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Educator Workshop: We All Belong

Thu, Aug 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

PLatBPL Teacher inclusive Accessibility

In this workshop, explore diversity as it pertains to children with various disabilities. Participants will share their thoughts and feelings about the value, benefits, joys and difficulties of inclusion in classroom activities. Through a series...

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Educator Workshop: Understanding Children Impacted by Homelessness

Thu, Aug 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

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In May 2017, there were 61,113 homeless people, including 15,234 homeless families with 22,908 homeless children, sleeping each night in the New York City municipal shelter system. Families comprise just over three-quarters of the homeless...

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Educator Workshop: Bring Books To Life Through Walking Tours

Thu, Aug 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

PLatBPL Teacher Book book tour

School librarian Adam Marcus demonstrates how to design and execute a historical "walking tour" of books based in NYC. Participants will use books set in New York to design and execute both walking and virtual tours. Tours are meant to take both...

Taking a Stand: Activist New York at the Museum of the City of New York

Thu, Aug 24   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

PLatBPL Activism classroom

Please join us for Taking a Stand: Activist New York at the Museum of the City of New York!

Activist New York: a hands-on experience overviewing the Activist New York exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York including...

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Educator Workshop: Easy Science Activities with the Intrepid Museum

Fri, Aug 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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Join us for Easy Science Activities with the Intrepid Museum educator Stuart McNiell! 

Stu will show participants very easy to make and do science activities that help teach concepts as the four forces or flight and bouyancy....

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Educator Workshop: Taking Virtual Field Trips

Fri, Aug 25   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

PLatBPL Teacher field trips workshopseries

Join us for Getting Out Of the Classroom: Learning about Virtual Field Trips Workshop! 

We will explore different resources that support how to leave the classroom without actually leaving the classroom! Participants will then...

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Educator Workshop: Business & Career Center Resources for Your Students & For You!

Fri, Aug 25   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

PLatBPL workshopseries business career services

In this workshop, librarians from the Business & Career Center will give demonstrations of Career Cruising (a career and college exploration database), Learning Express Library (a database that provides basic skill building and test...

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