Flash Seminars are one time mini-classes that seek to bring together faculty, students, and community members in small, informal settings to explore ideas and issues outside the formal classroom. Seminars are announced a week in advance and held in locations around the University of Virginia and the surrounding Charlottesville area. Sign up below to attend a seminar!
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Is Kindergarten the New First Grade?
Led by Daphna Bassok and Anna Rorem
Tuesday, April 22nd @ 6:00 p.m.
Kindergarten classrooms have changed dramatically since the late 1990s, and the age of accountability has fundamentally changed nationwide expectations of this educational experience. How are these changes affecting teachers and their young learners? What role will kindergarten play in the changing landscape of American education? Come discuss these questions and more with researchers Daphna Bassok and Anna Rorem.
You’re Invited: 4th Annual Flash! Seminar Celebration
Friday, April 25th, 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thank you for your support and involvement in Flash Seminars! Please join the many participants, professors and organizers for an informal celebration to celebrate our fourth year of seminars. Come mingle, engage, and enjoy some light refreshments - we hope to see you at OpenGrounds!