Dealing With Difference Institute http://tspr.org en Social Justice and Education http://tspr.org/post/social-justice-and-education <p>Teachers will do the learning the next couple days as Western Illinois University hosts the annual <a href="http://www.wiu.edu/DWDI/" target="_blank">Dealing With Difference Institute.</a> Sun, 11 May 2014 16:05:30 +0000 Rich Egger 53016 at http://tspr.org Social Justice and Education Delving into America's Cultural Diversity http://tspr.org/post/delving-americas-cultural-diversity <p>Rich Egger’s guests on Emphasis are Janice Welsch and J.Q. Adams, who are organizing the annual Dealing With Difference Institute at Western Illinois University. Fri, 03 May 2013 16:55:28 +0000 Rich Egger 33174 at http://tspr.org Delving into America's Cultural Diversity Emphasis - May 25 http://tspr.org/post/emphasis-may-25 <p>Rich Egger&#39;s guest is Dr Pedro Noguera, who is a sociologist&nbsp; and teacher from New York University.&nbsp; He was one of the keynote speakers at this year&#39;s Dealing With Difference Institute at Western Illinois University.<br /><br />Noguera said he remains passionate about teaching because education is so heavily implicated in the problems facing society yet it&#39;s also part of the solution.<br /> Fri, 25 May 2012 14:53:14 +0000 Rich Egger 15704 at http://tspr.org Emphasis - May 25 Dealing With Difference Institute http://tspr.org/post/dealing-difference-institute <p>Rich Egger&#39;s guests are Jan Welsch and J. Q. Adams, who are organizers of the annual <a href="http://www.wiu.edu/iacd/DWDI/" target="_blank">Dealing With Difference Institute</a> at Western Illinois University.</p><p>The two-day conference begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, May 15 with a presentation by Dr Pedro Noguera, who is one of two keynote speakers at this year&#39;s DWDI.</p><p>Noguera is the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education and a faculty member in New York University&rsquo;s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Development as well as the Department of Sociology.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 16:10:11 +0000 Rich Egger 14563 at http://tspr.org Dealing With Difference Institute