TIP 2021 Spring Celebration June 9, 2021 – Posted in: Uncategorized

On Wednesday, May 26th we held the 16th celebration of the completion of the Teachers Institute of Philadelphia seminar program, honoring 53 School District of Philadelphia teachers who attended 15 week long professional development seminars. Teachers shared what they learned and the curriculum units they are writing. The participants, called fellows, will implement their curriculum units in the fall of 2021, reaching hundreds of students throughout the School District of Philadelphia with new knowledge. Click the links below to view the recorded presentations for each seminar.

Democracy and Expertise in Science, History and Literature (Sem. Leader, Karen Detlefsen, Univerisity of Pennsylvania, Coordinator, Kim Sweeney)
Presenter John Baranik, Carver HSES:  https://youtu.be/ZBYwBtXRRmo

Listening to the Music of Contemporary Africa: History, Politics and Human Origins (Sem. Leader,  Carol Ann Muller, Univerisity of Pennsylvania, Coordinator, Jeri Johnson)
Presenters Pearl Jonas, SLA & Geoffrey Winikur, Carver HSES: https://youtu.be/dkmi9Dk6UuQ

Cancer Biology and Technology (Sem. Leader, Sandra Ryeom, with help from David Mankoff and Cauleen Noel, Univerisity of Pennsylvania; Coordinator, Vicki Baker)
Presenter Kathleen (Katie) Tsai, SLA Beeber: https://youtu.be/V4gIeTouE8U

Cities through the Lens of Race Class and Gender (Sem. Leader, Rickie Sanders, Temple University, Coordinator, Sally O’Brien)
Presenter Robert Rivera-Amezola, Francis Scott Key School: https://youtu.be/x3P0jUQscyM

Renewable Energy Schemes (Sem. Leader, Jorge Santiago-Aviles, Univerisity of Pennsylvania, Coordinator, Rachel Odoroff)
Presenter Cassandra Jordan, James Sullivan School: https://youtu.be/XI2M6IHISlo