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Current Connection 4

There are a myriad of themes developed within “Wide-Awakeness and the Moral Life” by Maxine Greene. Some of the biggest themes are incorporating “wide-awakeness” into schools and to live with “eyes wide open,” encourage students to develop their own beliefs and attitudes, morality in schools, hierarchies in schools, cognitive clarity, existential concern, stepping outside ofContinue reading “Current Connection 4”

“Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement” Learning Experience

Part 1 My lived experiences did not directly connect to this topic because I went to a fairly wealthy public school but this issue was quite alarming and horrifying to see how many students and schools are struggling. As a future teacher who will be potentially teaching in a school similar to the ones describedContinue reading ““Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement” Learning Experience”

“Native Americans: Deculturalization, Schooling, Globalization, and Inequality” Current Connection Three

Part One There are a myriad of themes developed in the reading “Native Americans: Deculturalization, Schooling, Globalization, and Inequality.” Some of the major ideas and themes discussed throughout the article were citizenship in the new rubric, the cultural power of schooling, the missionary educators, language and Native American cultures, Indian removal and civilization programs, andContinue reading ““Native Americans: Deculturalization, Schooling, Globalization, and Inequality” Current Connection Three”

“‘But I’m Not Gay’: What Straight Teachers Need To Know About Queer Theory” Learning Experience

Part 1 I personally do not have a tremendous amount of lived experiences regarding this topic and reading but after reading this article, it definitely still raises questions and concerns about homophobia and queer theory within schools. I went to a school that did not have many LGBTQ+ students and the students that did fallContinue reading ““‘But I’m Not Gay’: What Straight Teachers Need To Know About Queer Theory” Learning Experience”

“But That’s Just Good Teaching! The Case For Culturally Relevant Pedagogy” Current Connection

The assigned reading, “But That’s Just Good Teaching! The Case For Culturally Relevant Pedagogy” by Gloria Ladson-Billings incorporates a myriad of important themes involving incorporating the idea of culturally relevant pedagogy into the classroom and curriculum. It references linking schooling and culture because the article suggests that if home life is linked with a student’sContinue reading ““But That’s Just Good Teaching! The Case For Culturally Relevant Pedagogy” Current Connection”

“The Radical Supreme Court Decision That America Forgot” Learning Experience

Part 1 Throughout the reading “The Radical Supreme Court Decision That America Forgot,” my group and I identified many themes including the overlying fact that there were numerous cultural and historical events, including Green v. New Kent as discussed in the reading, that were not taught in school or were white washed. This certainly connectsContinue reading ““The Radical Supreme Court Decision That America Forgot” Learning Experience”

“How School Choice Turns Education Into a Commodity” Current Connection

The article “How School Choice Turns Education Into a Commodity” by Jason Blakely focuses a lot on neoliberalism within the school system. The article states that “The goal of neoliberalism is thereby to roll back the state, privatize public services, or (as in the case of vouchers) engineer forms of consumer choice and market disciplineContinue reading ““How School Choice Turns Education Into a Commodity” Current Connection”

My Pedagogic Creed Learning Experience

John Dewey’s profound essay, My Pedagogic Creed, was instrumental in shaping the way we view education today, and hopefully, how education progresses in the future. Dewey floods his article with numerous and varying “I believe” statements that showcase the purpose of education, the importance of a child centered curriculum, and the relationship each student shouldContinue reading “My Pedagogic Creed Learning Experience”

WebPost1: Class Survey

Personal Information My name is Anna Mialky and my preferred pronouns are she/her. I am from Granville, Ohio and here is a picture of me! I intend to teach high school english students. In high school I was very involved in choir and intend to participate in that when I go to campus. Additionally, IContinue reading “WebPost1: Class Survey”

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