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Social Justice and Critical Pedagogy

Social Justice, Critical Pedagogy

The social fibers in our society seem to be unraveling and the ruling class is scrambling to keep it together, as they fight over how to handle gaping social conditions. 1,492 more words

Contact(ed) Ethos

In day three of the two week graduate assistant instructor training, we talked a lot about teaching personas and how we come to these personas. We riffed on Malea Powell’s  “Learning (Teaching) to Teach (Learn)” and her CCCC address in which she asked us to consider all our relations. 883 more words


What and Who We Sponsor

In EMU’s two week graduate assistant training workshop, we were asked to write our literacy narratives. Below is my draft for that assignment:

Literacy seems to always be a deceptively easy word to define. 1,103 more words


Critical pedagogy: “Yeah, let us do that!” vs. “No, let us rather stop doing it!”

Today I provide you two opinions on critical pedagogy and whether we should educate our students into critical thinkers or not.

In the ‘pros-corner’, there is Tait Coles, then being vice principal at Dixons City Academy in Bradford. 176 more words

Critical Pedagogy

My story of a field trip

My story of a field trip  

The story of two teachers' approaches to curriculum. Toby adopts a traditional, academic rationalist approach, while John resists the neo-liberal, data driven model of curriculum and tries to maintain critical awareness in his teaching.
Reflective Practice

"What am I still doing here?"

When I was in my fourth year of undergraduate study, my best friend convinced me to attend an information session for prospective graduate students wishing to learn more about the life of a researcher. 775 more words