Calendar Fall 2018

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Week One: Welcome to ED253 | Agenda

Tuesday | 28 August

  • ED253 Introductions
  • Blogging Workshop I

Thursday |  30 August

  • Current Events
  • Blogging Workshop II
  • ED253 Introductions
  • Discussion / Overview concerning next week’s readings and themes

Week Two:  History & Political Goals of Schooling | Agenda

Reading

Spring, Joel (2018) American Education. 1 The History and Political Goals of Public Schooling (3-33)

Tuesday | 4 September

Assignment due: Blog Post 1

Thursday | 6 September Inauguration of Dr. Michael Johnson, John Carroll University President — No Class

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Week Three : Dewey’s Pedagogical Creed | Agenda

Reading  253edstudies  

Dewey, J. (2018/1897). 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.

Tuesday |  11 September  Rosh Hashanah — Happy New Year 5779! — No Class

Thursday | 13 September


Week Four : Dewey’s Pedagogical Creed | Agenda

Reading  253edstudies

Dewey, J. (2018/1897). 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.

Tuesday | 18 September | Erev Yom Kippur — No Class Today!

Thursday | 20 September

  • Noteworthy & Current Events
  • LCI  Learning Experience concerning this week’s reading Dewey (2018/1897). My pedagogic creed.
  • Learning Communities: LCII Seminar concerning next Tuesday’s readings & lesson planning:  Spring, (2018)  3 Education & Equality of Opportunity & 4 The Economic Goals of Schooling.
  • Overview concerning next Tuesday’s readings:  Spring, (2018)  3 Education & Equality of Opportunity & 4 The Economic Goals of Schooling.

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Week Five:  Education & Equality of Opportunity I | Agenda

Reading  

Spring, Joel (2018) American Education. 3 Education & Equality of Opportunity (69-92)

Spring, Joel (2018) American Education. 4 The Economic Goals of Schooling: Human Capital, Global Economy, and Preschool (93-121)

Tuesday | 25 September

  • Noteworthy & Current Events
  • BlogPost Discussion concerning last week’s learning experiences
  • LCII Learning Experience concerning this week’s readings and themes

Thursday |27 September


Week Six: Wide-awakeness & the Life of the Teacher | Agenda

Reading  253edstudies

Greene, M. (2018/1978). 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.

Tuesday | 2 October

  • Noteworthy & Current Events
  • BlogPost Discussion concerning last week’s learning experiences
  • Learning Experience concerning this week’s readings and themes

Thursday | 4 October

  • Noteworthy & Current Events
  • Learning Communities :LCIV Seminar concerning next Tuesday’s reading & lesson planning: Spring (2018) 5 Equality of Educational Opportunity: Race, Gender, and Special Needs &  6 Student Diversity.
  • Discussion / Overview concerning next week’s readings and themes: Spring (2018) 5 Equality of Educational Opportunity: Race, Gender, and Special Needs &  6 Student Diversity.

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Week Seven: Equality of Educational Opportunity II

Reading  | Agenda

Spring, Joel (2016) American Education. 5 Equality of Educational Opportunity: Race, Gender, and Special Needs (122-147)

Spring, Joel (2016) American Education. 6 Student Diversity (148-178)

Tuesday | 9 October

  • Noteworthy & Current Events
  • BlogPost Discussion concerning last week’s learning experiences
  • LCIV Learning Experience concerning this week’s readings and themes

Thursday | 11 October


Fall Break Friday 12 October – No Classes


Week Eight: Critical Pedagogy | Agenda

Reading   253edstudies

Freire, P. (2013/1972). 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.

Tuesday | 16 October

  • Noteworthy & Current Events
  • BlogPost Discussion concerning last week’s learning experiences
  • LCII Learning Experience concerning this week’s readings and themes

Thursday | 18 October

Discussion 1 overview concerning next week’s readings and themes:

Discussion 2 overview concerning Week Ten’s readings and themes:

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Week Nine | Service Learning Education

Dr. Shutkin Out of Town  — Alternative Schedule & Learning Experiences this Week:

BlogPost Prompt | Service Learning

Reading   253edstudies

NCSL (National Commission on Service Learning), Learning in Deed. (2002). Learning in Deed: The Power of Service-Learning for American Schools.

Dunn-Kenney, M. (2010). Can Service Learning Reinforce Social and Cultural Bias? Exploring a Popular Model of Family Involvement for Early Childhood Teacher Candidates. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education31(1), 37-48.

Tuesday | 23 October

Thursday | 25 October


Week Ten: Multicultural and Multilingual Education | Agenda 

Reading  253edstudies

Spring, Joel (2016) American Education. 7 Multicultural and Multilingual Education (179-216)

Ladson-Billings, G. (2016/1995). 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.

Tuesday | 30 October

  • Noteworthy & Current Events

Assignment Due | BlogPost Service Learning

Assignment Due | BlogPost Paulo Freire and Critical Pedagogy

  • BlogPost Discussion concerning week eight (8) learning experiences
  • LCI Learning Experience concerning this week’s readings and themes

Thursday | 1 November

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Week Eleven: Straight Teachers & Queer Theory | Agenda

Reading 253edstudies 

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.

Tuesday | 6 November

  • Noteworthy & Current Events

Assignment Due | LC I, II, III BlogPost Multicultural and Multilingual Education

  • BlogPost Discussion concerning last week’s learning experiences
  • LCIV Learning Experience concerning this week’s readings and themes

Thursday | 8 November

  • Noteworthy & Current Events
  • Learning Communities: LCIII Seminar  concerning next Tuesday’s reading & lesson planning:  Spring (2018) 8 Local Control, Choice, Charter Schools, and Home Schooling & 9 Power and Control at State and National Levels.
  • Discussion / Overview concerning next week’s readings and themes:  Spring (2018) 8 Local Control, Choice, Charter Schools, and Home Schooling & 9 Power and Control at State and National Levels.

Week Twelve: Educational Power & Control | Agenda

 Reading 

Spring, Joel (2018) American Education. 8 Local Control, Choice, Charter Schools, and Home Schooling (219-249)

Spring, Joel (2018) American Education. 9 Power and Control at State and National Levels (250-271)

Tuesday | 13 November

  • Noteworthy & Current Events
  • BlogPost Discussion concerning last week’s learning experiences
  • LCIII Learning Experience concerning this week’s readings and themes: Spring (2018) 8 Local Control, Choice, Charter Schools, and Homeschooling & 9 Power and Control at State and National Levels.

Thursday | 15 November

  • Noteworthy & Current Events
  • Discussion

Assignment Due:  Present Literature Review

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Week Thirteen | Thanksgiving

Tuesday | 20 November Friday Classes meet — ED253 does NOT meet.

Thursday | 22 November (Thanksgiving Break – Class does NOT meet)


Week Fourteen : The Profession of Teaching|Agenda

Tuesday | 27 November

  • Noteworthy & Current Events
  • BlogPost Discussion concerning last week’s learning experiences
  • Discussion History of the Present Essay II
  • Overview concerning Thursday’s readings and themes

Thursday | 29 November

Reading 

Spring, Joel (2018) American Education. 10 The Profession of Teaching (272-303)

  • Noteworthy & Current Events
  • Current Events
  • Learning Experience TBA

Assignment Due: Present Proposal

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Week Fifteen |  

Tuesday | 4 December –> ED253 History of the Present Essay Conference

Thursday | 6 December –> ED253 History of the Present Essay Conference


Fall 2018 Final Exam Schedule  | Agenda

Assignment Due in class: History of the Present Essay

ED253-51 | 9:30 + –> Exam is Tuesday 11 December from 10:00am-11:50am

ED253-01 | 5:00 + –> Exam is Thursday 13 December from 4:00pm-5:50pm

(Fall 2018: Digital copy of your Present Essay required)

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