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Friday, July 19 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Film Room and Conversation: Educating Peter - Down Syndrome

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Participants will:
  • View, Educating Peter
  • Participate in a Core Conversation about the film for reflection on Disability Awareness
Film overview: Educating Peter is a 1992 American short documentary film directed by Gerardine Wurzburg about Peter Gwazdauskas, a special needs student with Down's syndrome, and his inclusion in a standard third grade classroom in Blacksburg, Virginia. It won an Oscar at the 65th Academy Awards in 1993 for Documentary Short Subject.

Description of Learning Designs:
Participants view a documentary or film related to a specific topic. The film is followed by a Core Conversation about the topic. Core Conversations are speaker-led, open conversations with participants around a particular topic.  They are also known as “Campfires.”


Friday July 19, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm PDT