Empowering Culturally Responsive and Anti-Racist Teaching and Learning
Tuesday, December 1, 12:30–1:00 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Sage Salvo Lindsey Tropf Lisa Wang
Hosted by AT&T. Want to start implementing more culturally responsive content in your classroom or district? Join our panelists to learn about ways you can use various technology tools to support delivering culturally-responsive instruction to engage and empower students. Panelists have expertise in reading/ELA, math, and science.
|Audience:||Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Principals/head teachers|
|Topic:||Equity & inclusion|
|Subject area:||Language arts, STEM/STEAM|
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Lindsey Tropf, M.Ed., is the Founder & CEO of Immersed Games. Before founding Immersed Games, she was a doctoral candidate at the University of Florida in School Psychology, with a specialization in Program Evaluation and a Minor in Research & Evaluation Methodology, and expertise in data-based decision making. With Immersed Games, she’s led the company from founding to development of two titles, growth of their game-based learning curriculum, through the Intel Education Accelerator, obtaining grants from the National Science Foundation and Department of Education, and selling into schools and districts for their product.
Lisa Wang is the Founder and CEO of Almost Fun, a non-profit organization that provides culturally-responsive educational resources that empower and engage the learning of BIPOC and low-income students. Previously, Lisa worked as a product manager on Google Classroom, building features and services used by 60 million educations and students worldwide. With Almost Fun, she's led the development of the first, comprehensive, digital library of culturally-responsive resources, starting with 6-8th grade supplementary Math lessons and SAT prep that connect fundamental concepts in ELA and Math to relevant, relatable, or pop-culture inspired references for students.