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June 2017

Summer Institute: Genetics and Social Justice, Brockton, MA

June 27, 2017, 9:00 am - June 29, 2017, 3:30 pm
Brockton High School Brockton, MA United States + Google Map

pgEd is thrilled to hold our three-day Summer Institute: Genetics and Social Justice at Brockton High School in Brockton, MA. This interdisciplinary workshop will explore issues of social justice and the ethical, legal and social implications of genetics. We create interactive lessons that engage students in discussions about the potential benefits and implications of knowing more about your DNA, as well as ways in which they could be impacted. High school students are among the first generation that will have unprecedented access to…

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July 2017

Summer Institute: Genetics and Social Justice, Boston, MA

July 11, 2017, 9:00 am - July 12, 2017, 3:30 pm

Join us! This interdisciplinary workshop will explore issues of social justice and the ethical, legal and social implications of genetics. Our interactive curriculum engages students in discussions about the potential benefits and implications of knowing more about your DNA, as well as ways in which they could be impacted. High school students are among the first generation that will have unprecedented access to information about their DNA. How can we prepare students to make informed choices for themselves and for society? We will explore how genetics intersects…

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November 2017

Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers annual conference

November 2, 2017 - November 3, 2017
Boxborough Regency Hotel, 242 Adams Pl
Boxborough, MA 01719 United States
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pgEd is looking forward to sharing our lesson plans with Massachusetts science teachers at the annual MAST conference on November 2-3 in Boxborough. Stay tuned for details!

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BLA workshop: Race, Culture, & Identity

November 7, 2017
Boston Latin Academy Boston, MA United States + Google Map

pgEd will be presenting a professional development workshop for teachers at Boston Latin Academy, one of the Boston Public Schools. The workshop will be geared towards BLA's professional practice goal of understanding how race, culture, and identity can impact student's learning experience.

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