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Library Love

I am reminded today of the the opportunity for liberation or oppression in the classroom through books. The library is a second home for my English students. 136 more words

Critical Pedagogy

Lessons I have learnt over my nearly a decade of teaching

When trying to decide how to begin this journey to blog my education journey and developing pedagogy, there seems to be no beginning or end. It seems to blur and weave through academic years sometimes conscious and mostly unconscious. 175 more words

Critical Pedagogy

Two very different models for professional development

Since the new school year is about to begin, I am reaching out to Philly public school teachers to share some thoughts about two articles that came to my attention in the last few days. 432 more words

Teaching In Urban Schools

College Readiness and the New Civil Rights Movement

This photo gives new meaning to teaching children & teens to be “college ready.” In addition to academic mastery and skills, our students need to develop critical consciousness and to prepare for… 195 more words


Critical Digital Pedagogy

Nel segno della digitalizzazione di ogni cosa, è quantomai interessante osservare come anche le teorie stiano progressivamente trasformandosi – non si capisce bene come – in enti digitali! 294 more words


10 Tips for Teaching Hip-Hop and Spoken Word Poetry

  1. Be yourself.

If hip-hop isn’t your thing, don’t sweat it. Better to “keep it real” and be yourself. In other words, keep it authentic. Find connections to your students that are meaningful to you – but don’t be afraid to get out of your comfort zone. 946 more words


Wither Cultural Studies?

As a teacher, I have a conflicted relationship with cultural studies. I don’t deny that cultural products are implicated in larger systems of power or that it’s advantageous to be aware of those relationships. 686 more words