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Limiting the reading curriculum to writers of color

I recently read an article by Doyin Oyeniyi titled “Why I’m only reading books by Writers of Color in 2015”, and it made me reflect back to a time in my teaching career when I only used writers of color in my English class in a public middle school in Philadelphia.  547 more words

Teaching In Urban Schools

The Critical Pedagogy Movement and Cultural Marxism

The motivational and foundational philosophical theorems of the American Left’s political, social and educational views are ‘Critical Pedagogy’ theory and ‘Cultural Marxism’. Bill Ayers is simply an influential, ‘celebrity’ advocate of these ideologies. 1,995 more words

At New York Private Schools, Challenging White Privilege From the Inside

Some white students complained that … focus on white privilege made them uncomfortable.

As someone who has done educational work around queerness and disability, I’ve always struggled on how best to integrate conversations around race, privilege and identity.

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Anti-black Racism

Action research and the voice of teachers

What makes a language classroom a little extra special? I think it’s the fact that so much real life demands space inside it, because language is real life. 753 more words

Critical Pedagogy

#becomingeducational W18 blog: Critical Pedagogy: Is education about socialisation or actualisation?

Are you following critical pedagogy discussions via #moocmooc? This week they are discussing the oppressive nature of an education system totally geared to employment – and ask whether it is possible to create anarchist educational alternatives. 1,175 more words


Take5_Post6: Are you frustrated with education only for employment?

In our last post we suggested that you had a look at Hybrid Pedagogy’s #moocmooc on Critical Pedagogy. This week they are discussing the limitations of an education system totally geared to employment – and ask whether it is possible to create educational alternatives. 1,164 more words


Week four of #MOOCMOOC - A librarian reads anarchist pedagogies

Listen.  Week four of #moocmooc is a real doozy!  Let me confess that I had to look up Hakim Bey, Max Stirner, Francisco Ferrer, Paul Goodman, and the Free Space/Free Skool.  527 more words