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Webinar: Biographical Power: How Writing Affects Perception

Date(s) of the workshop: September  25, 2019  
Time of the workshop: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm  
Location: Your Computer  
Contact: Council for Economic Education, NY  
Contact Phone: 212-730-6728  
Registration Fee: No Charge!  
Workshop Description:

Attention Educators:

This webinar focuses on ways teachers can close read Malcolm X and Frederick Douglass titles to display to students how autobiographical writing can open up economic opportunities both as a manner to practice writing (a marketable skill) and as an aid in decision making, as writing about oneself can clarify their place in the world, where they would like to go and how they may best achieve their goals. Moreover, by highlighting the fact that these autobiographical texts did change the world, students will be able to see the rhetorical power that lies in writing autobiographically --- that being able to describe yourself affects the way others see you.

Presenter: Jonathan Wolf, Fordham University.

The Council for Economic Education, NY, is pleased to offer professional development webinars for teachers nationwide. The webinars cover multiple topics on how to integrate personal finance and economics in the classroom and create a fun learning experience for your students.

When you attend the webinar(s), you will leave with relevant lessons, resources and tools that can be implemented the next day. If you are interested, but cannot attend the live webinar, please register to get access to the archived version.
 
Additional Information: CEE Webinar Series  
Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2826171894765067787  
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