The reading this week definitely gave pause for reflection. Parker Palmer said, “We are not fully human until we recognize what we know and take responsibility for it.” Turning our head or doing things just because it’s part of the job or not part of our job are not acceptable excuses for not taking a human […]
I love the timing of this week’s blog readings. My faculty meeting on 3-6-19 centered on incorporating inclusive pedagogy to reach our students of color. My faculty is mostly white ( I would love some diversity and I have personally tried to recruit teachers of color – this is my 2nd year at this school and there has been […]
While reading the piece by Ellen Langer, I immediately thought of how we traditionally have students pick the “one” right answer and how there is only one answer that can be correct out of the 5 choices on a multiple choice test. Given the “paradigm” shift referenced in the writing and the renewed emphasis on […]
My favorite quote from the readings and Podcast came from Michael Wesch: “Real learning is about the questions you leave with.” I loved his comparison of learning with the baby attempting to navigate the stairs. Learning should be fun and not punitive. In my opinion, the punitive side is what turns individuals away. I wonder […]
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