Participants can receive professional development on the principle concepts, pedagogy, and classroom application of Pinoy Teach. They learn how to synthesize ethnic content knowledge around universal concepts and critical thinking skills by experiencing Pinoy Teach lessons and activities. State learning standards are addressed. Workshops are tailored to meet the specific needs and nuances of the applicant school/ district.
EDCS 640M (Pinoy Teach) - Graduate/ Professional Development Course
Co-sponsored by UH College of Education Department of Curriculum Studies (EDCS) and the Western Curriculum Coordination Center (WCCC) through Project Waipuna. For more information on Project Waipuna, see website: http://www.hawaii.edu/wccc/waipuna/waipuna.pdf
Limited enrollment. Open to UH graduate students, but first priority goes to teachers in the Waipahu Complex Schools. Teachers from these schools are able to enroll in Pinoy Teach for FREE. Course materials and resources will also be free.
• Waipahu High School
Pinoy Teach Summer Institute
This intensive summer graduate course teaches standards based multicultural curriculum development and implementation as participants experience a multicultural curriculum and pedagogical model focused on Filipino history and culture entitled Pinoy Teach. Course promotes the transformative approach to multicultural curriculum reform.
Workshops on Filipino Americans & Education
Culturally Relevant Teaching: Including Filipinos in Curriculum