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Tuesday, February 7 • 10:45am - 11:45am
Engaging Students With Localized & Inclusive Non Fiction: An Introduction to PBS Wisconsin Education’s Newly Updated Wisconsin Biographies

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When students see themselves represented in media and history, it validates their identity. When students study people from historically underrepresented or marginalized groups, it broadens their perspective of the world and builds empathy. With the newly revitalized Wisconsin Biographies collection,educators can leverage intentionally designed digital media to make non-fiction reading more engaging through a diverse, Wisconsin-based lens. Please join PBS Wisconsin Education for an in-depth look at this incredible nonfiction collection, including a brand new biography on Tibetan Buddhist monk, Geshe Sopa, who was the founder and spiritual guide of Deer Park Buddhist Center. This session is intended for upper elementary and middle grade educators and providers, however, everyone is welcome to attend.

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Michael Hartwell

Education Engagement Specialist, PBS Wisconsin
Michael Hartwell is a 3rd -12th Grade Education Engagement Specialist with PBS Wisconsin Education. Michael is passionate about public education and advocacy that is practical and equitable. In his role facilitating professional learning opportunities, he strives to support educators... Read More →

Tuesday February 7, 2023 10:45am - 11:45am CST