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Week One | January 20

Preliminary Things

Introductions

  • Me
  • You
  • ED503

WebLogs |

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Looking Ahead

Overview Reading for next Tuesday | Hinchey, P. and P. Konkol 2018. Getting to where we meant to be : working toward the educational world we imagine/d.Chapter 2: What Are Schools For, Anyway? Gorham, Maine : Myers Education Press. pp. 20-51.

ED503 Zoom Recording January 20 2021


Week Two | January 27

Preliminary Things

  • Reading |
    • Hinchey, P. and P. Konkol 2018. Getting to where we meant to be : working toward the educational world we imagine/d.Chapter 2: What Are Schools For, Anyway? Gorham, Maine : Myers Education Press. pp. 20-51.
    • William Ayers. 2019. about Becoming a Teacher. Chapter one: Should I Become a Teacher?
  • Noteworthy

WebLogs

Learning Experience |

Current Connections

First Person Comics – Pixton | William Ayers. 2019. about Becoming a Teacher. Chapter one: Should I Become a Teacher?

Looking Ahead

ED503 Zoom Recording January 27 2021


Week Three | February 3

Readings |

  • Janak, E. 2019.  The Cultural and Social Foundations of Education. Chapter 4: Education in the Progressive Period (ca. 1890s–1920s). Switzerland: Palgrave Pivot. pp. 43-63.
  • William Ayers. 2019. About becoming a teacher. Chapter Two, What practical steps can I take right now to prepare for a life in teaching? pages 11-20

Preliminary Things |

  • LC2 meeting before Learning experience 1, John Dewey’s pedagogic creed.
  • Meaningful and Relevant design and ED503
  • Learning Experience approximate duration
  • Observations from the Field | Let’s figure out how to engage in five hours of meaningful and relevant field observations. I have some ideas. Perhaps you do too?
    • who to observe
    • where to observe
    • how to observe
    • and autoethnography
    • evidence of observations
    • What do you propose? (Discuss now AND send me an email with your ideas).

Learning Experience | LC1

Current Connections | LC2

Break

First Person Comics | LC3

Looking AheadDewey, J. (1897). My pedagogic creed.

ED503 Zoom Recording 3 February 2021


Blog Posts Assignments Due 11:59:59pm Friday 5 February 2021

  • Learning Experience | LC1
  • Current Connections | LC2
  • First Person Comics | LC3

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Week Four | February 10

Preliminary Things

  • Reading |
    • Dewey, J. 1897. My pedagogic creed. In A. R. Sadovnik, P. W. Cookson Jr., S. F. Semel, & R. W. Coughlan (Eds.), Exploring education: An introduction to the foundations of education (5th ed., pp. 215-218). New York, NY: Routledge.
    • William Ayers. 2019. About becoming a teacher. Chapter Three, pages 21-28 | How can I get to know my students?
  • Noteworthy | Assignment weights
  • Observations from the Field |

Learning Experience | LC2

Current Connections | LC3

First Person Comics | LC1

Looking Ahead |

ED503 Zoom Recording February 10


Blog Posts Assignments Due 11:59:59pm Friday 12 February 2021

  • Learning Experience | LC2
  • Current Connections | LC3
  • First Person Comics | LC1

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Week Five | February 17

Preliminary Things |

  • The Grade Sheet is ready!

Readings |

  • Blakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity. The Atlantic. Retrieved: 28 December 2018.
  • William Ayers. 2019. About becoming a teacher. Chapter Four, pages 29-36 | How do I create an outstanding learning environment?

Learning Experience | LC3

Current Connections | LC1

First Person Comics | LC2

Looking Ahead |

ED503 Zoom Recording 17 February


Blog Posts Assignments Due 11:59:59pm Friday 19 February 2021

  • Learning Experience | LC3
  • Current Connections | LC1
  • First Person Comics | LC2

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Week Six | February 24

Preliminary Things

Reading |

  • Koretz, D. 2017. The testing charade: pretending to make schools better. Chapter 7, Test Prep. pp. 93-118. Chicago; London: The University of Chicago Press.
  • William Ayers. 2019. About becoming a teacher. Chapter Five, pages 37-46 | What is my role in curriculum-making?

Observations from the Field |

Learning Experience | LC1

Current Connections |LC2

First Person Comics | LC3

Looking Ahead |

ED503 Zoom Recording 24 February


Blog Posts Assignments Due 11:59:59pm Friday 26 February 2021

  • Learning Experience | LC1
  • Current Connections | LC2
  • First Person Comics | LC3

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Week Seven | March 3

Preliminary Things |

  • The Neoliberalization of John Carroll University — democratic freedom v. commodification. What’s at stake?
  • The difficulties of talking about race | class resentment, socialized racism, fear of saying the wrong thing, silence as privilege, and responsibility not guilt.

Reading |

  • Stancil, W. 2018. The Radical Supreme Court Decision That America Forgot. The Atlantic. 29 May 2018.
  • William Ayers. 2019. About becoming a teacher. Chapter Six, pages 47-54 | What is my part in student assessment in an era of high-stakes, standardized testing?

Learning Experience | LC2

Current Connections | LC3

First Person Comics | LC1

Looking Ahead |

ED503 Zoom Recording 3 March


Blog Posts Assignments Due 11:59:59pm Friday 5 March 2021

  • Learning Experience | LC2
  • Current Connections | LC3
  • First Person Comics | LC1

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Week Eight | March 10

Preliminary Things

Reading |

  • Ladson-Billings, G. 1995. But that’s just good teaching! The case for culturally relevant pedagogy. In E. Blair & Y. Medina (Eds.), The social foundations reader: Critical essays on teaching, learning and leading in the 21st century (pp. 285-292). New York, NY: Peter Lang.
  • William Ayers. 2019. About becoming a teacher. Chapter Seven, pages 55-66 | How can I create some productive classroom arrangements and a bit of positive forward motion with a group of energetic (or disruptive!) kids.

Learning Experience | LC3

Current Connections | LC1

First Person Comics |LC2

Looking Ahead |

ED503 Zoom Recording 10 March


Blog Posts Assignments Due 11:59:59pm Friday 12 March 2021

  • Learning Experience | LC3
  • Current Connections | LC1
  • First Person Comics | LC2

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Week Nine | March 17

Preliminary Things

Reading |

  • Freire, P. 1972. The banking concept of education. In A. S. Canestrari & B. A. Marlowe (Eds.), Education foundations: An anthology of critical readings (3rd ed., pp. 103-115). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • William Ayers. 2019. About becoming a teacher. Chapter Eight, pages 67-72 | How do I work with parents (and with colleagues/administrators)?

Observations from the Field |

Learning Experience | LC1

Current Connections | LC2

First Person Comics |LC3

Looking Ahead |

ED503 Zoom Recording March 17


Blog Posts Assignments Due 11:59:59pm Friday 19 March 2021

  • Learning Experience | LC1
  • Current Connections | LC2
  • First Person Comics | LC3

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Week Ten | March 24

Preliminary Things

Reading |

  • Meyer, E. 2007. “But I’m Not Gay”: What Straight Teachers Need to Know about Queer Theory. In N. Rodriquez & W. Pinar (Eds.), Queering Straight Teachers: Discourse and Identity in Education. (pp. 15-32). New York, NY: Peter Lang.
  • William Ayers. 2019. About becoming a teacher. Chapter Nine, pages 73-78 | How should I develop my own unique teaching signature?

Observations from the Field |

Learning Experience | LC2

Current Connections | LC3

First Person Comics |LC1

Looking Ahead |

  • Spring, Joel 2013. Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality. Chapter 2: Native Americans: Deculturalization. Schooling, and Globalization. New York: McGraw Hill.pp. 21-40.
  • William Ayers. 2019. About becoming a teacher. Chapter Ten, pages 79-84 | What commitments should I bring with me into the classroom?, and Afterword, page 85 | the first day of school has arrived! — Ready . . . set . . . teach!

ED503 Zoom Recording March 24


Blog Posts Assignments Due 11:59:59pm Friday 26 March 2021

  • Learning Experience | LC2
  • Current Connections | LC3
  • First Person Comics | LC1

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Easter Break No class March 31 – April 6


Week Eleven | April 7

Preliminary Things | Next week Sara Parrish, Ph. D.

Reading |

  • Spring, Joel 2013. Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality. Chapter 2: Native Americans: Deculturalization. Schooling, and Globalization. New York: McGraw Hill.pp. 21-40.
  • William Ayers. 2019. About becoming a teacher. Chapter Ten, pages 79-84 | What commitments should I bring with me into the classroom?, and Afterword, page 85 | the first day of school has arrived! — Ready . . . set . . . teach!

Observations from the Field |

Learning Experience | LC3

Current Connections | LC1

First Person Comics |LC2

Looking Ahead |

ED503 Zoom Recording April 7


Blog Posts Assignments Due 11:59:59pm Friday 9 April 2021

  • Learning Experience | LC3
  • Current Connections | LC1
  • First Person Comics | LC2

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Week Twelve | April 14

Preliminary Things

  • Reading |
    • Mallett, C. (2016). The School-to-Prison Pipeline: A Critical Review of the Punitive Paradigm Shift. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal33(1), 15–24.
    • Kersten-Parrish, S. (2020): On positioning, deafness, and educational research: an autoethnography on deafness and qualitative research, International Journal of QualitativeStudies in Education.
  • Noteworthy
  • Observations from the Field |

Learning Experience | LC1

Current Connections | LC2

Autoethnography | Special Guest, Sara Parish, Ph. D.

Looking Ahead |

ED503 Zoom Recording April 14


Blog Posts Assignments Due 11:59:59pm Friday 16 April 2021

  • Learning Experience | LC3
  • Current Connections | LC1

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Week Thirteen | April 21

Preliminary Things

  • Reading | Greene, K. & Anyon, J. 2010 Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement, Reading & Writing Quarterly, 26:3, 223-236.
  • Noteworthy
  • Observations from the Field |

Learning Experience | LC2

Current Connections | LC3

Autoethnography | LC1

Looking Ahead

ED503 Zoom Recording April 21


Blog Posts Assignments Due 11:59:59pm Friday 23 April 2021

  • Learning Experience | LC2
  • Current Connections | LC3

TOP


Week Fourteen | April 28

Preliminary Things

  • Reading | Greene, M. 1978. Wide-awakeness and the moral life. In A. R. Sadovnik, P. W. Cookson Jr., S. F. Semel, & R. W. Coughlan (Eds.), Exploring education: An introduction to the foundations of education (5th ed., pp. 218-224). New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Noteworthy
  • Observations from the Field |

Learning Experience | LC3

Current Connections | LC1

Autoethnography | LC2

Looking Ahead

ED503 Zoom Recording April 28


Blog Posts Assignments Due 11:59:59pm Friday 30 April 2021

  • Learning Experience | LC3
  • Current Connections | LC1

TOP


Week Fifteen | May 5

Preliminary Things

  • Reading |
  • Noteworthy
  • Observations from the Field |

Learning Experience

Current Connections

Autoethnography

Looking Ahead

ED503 Zoom Recording May 5

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Finals Week

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May 12 Wednesday 6:00pm-7:50pm