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Fresh Prep Institute 2013 (Beat the Test!)

Fresh Prep Institute on Global History and U.S. History

The most recent Fresh Prep Institute workshop was held on June 6th, 2013 @ The NYC Transfer School Educators Conference

Fresh Prep: It’s Bigger than Hip Hop was co-facilitated by Meri Yallowitz, Principal, Metropolitan Diploma Plus HS, Michael Wiggins, Fresh Prep Program Manager, Caroline Sherman, Teacher MDPHS and Eleanor Tannis, Fresh Prep MC. In this session, teachers working to prepare young people for the Regents Exam in U.S. and Global History were offered ways to harness aspects of Hip Hop and youth culture to create more positive teacher student relationships, increase levels of student engagement, and improve academic outcomes for struggling students.

For more information about Fresh Prep Institute: michael@urbanarts.org

Fresh Prep Institute is a teaching and learning community that offers educators resources to improve our educational practices and support year-round instruction. Through workshops, seminars and panels we deliver high quality professional development on best practices for program implementation; including classroom management and ways to reach struggling or previously failing students. Participating teachers discover how to increase levels of student engagement by bringing elements of youth culture and progressive teaching practice into the classroom.

Michael Wiggins
Fresh Prep Program Manager
Urban Arts Partnership
21 Howard Street | 5th Floor
New York, NY 10013

P: 212.966.5881 ext. 315
F: 212.966.5911
www.urbanarts.org