Fall 2020 Calendar


Go to week:

One
Sept 1/3
Two
Sept 8/10
Three
Sept 15/17
Four
Sept 22/24
Five
Sept 29/Oct 1
Six
Oct 6/8
Seven
Oct 13/15
Eight
Oct 20/22
Nine
Oct 27/29
Ten
Nov 3/5
Eleven
Nov 10/12
Twelve
Nov 17/19
Thirteen
Dec 1/3
Fourteen
Dec 8/10
Fifteen
Dec 15/17

Week One September 1 and 3

Tuesday | Introductions

Introductions: 

  • You & me
  • Course Introduction

Current Connections

Workshop: Building your ED253 Weblog

Zoom Recording ED253 1 September 2020


Thursday | Introductions

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?

CSSA  Center for Service and Social Action

Zoom Recording ED253 3 September 2020

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Week Two September 8 and 10

Tuesday                                

  • 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.
  • Noteworthy |
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions. 
    • Course Readings: Available online:  253edstudies
    • Application for Department of Education Teacher Education Program |
      • If you are planning to apply to the Teacher Education Program, the application will be going live in Tk20 January. 
    • Learning Experience Meeting  LCIDewey, J. (2018/1897). My pedagogic creed. (Let’s arrange to meet before next Tuesday). 
  • Discussion |What is a Learning Circle?
    • intentional community
    • pedagogy of MIND, not mIND
    • Mentoring
      • lesson planning
      • conceptual understanding
  • Discussion | BlogPost I Class Survey Question 4: What are you into; what makes you special? Share a few “unique” aspects about yourself that would help our classroom community get to know you a bit more. Are you on an athletic team? Sing in the choir?  Are you trying out for a play? Painting? What are you planning on doing this semester in your life that is noteworthy?
  • Learning Experience: Hinchey & Konkol | What are Schools for Anyways?

Zoom Recording ED253 8 September 2020


Thursday 

Zoom Recording ED253 10 September 2020

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Week Three September 15 and 17

Tuesday                                

  • Reading: 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.
  • Noteworthy
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries | due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
    • Current Connection BlogPosts | due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions. 
    • Course Introductions
      • How are you? What about your JCU experience so far?
      • What must be in place for you to feel comfortable taking intellectual and creative risks in a course such as this one?
  • ED253 Service Registration Link | Zoom Meeting Days & Times at St. Francis School The next steps are to:
  • Learning Experience 1 LC One |  Dewey, J. (2018/1897). My pedagogic creed.

Zoom Recording ED253 15 September 2020


Thursday                             

Noteworthy

  • THE interview
  • Notes on Assignments
  • Reading for next week |Janak, Edward 2019.  Education in the Progressive Period (ca. 1890s–1920s). pp. 43-63.
  • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries | due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • Current Connection BlogPosts | due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions. 
  • Course Introductions
    • Show & Tell (for next time –> a photo that tells a story about you).
    • Please share with the class an essay that is essential to your interests/concerns as a preservice teacher.

Assignment Due in class | Current Connections 1 LC Three|  Dewey, J. (2018/1897). My pedagogic creed. pp. 215-218).

Overview Reading | Janak, Edward 2019.  Education in the Progressive Period (ca. 1890s–1920s). pp. 43-63.

Zoom Recording ED253 17 September 2020

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Week Four September 22 and 24

Tuesday                                

  • Reading: Janak, Edward 2019.  The Cultural and Social Foundations of Education. Chapter 4: Education in the Progressive Period (ca. 1890s–1920s). Switzerland: Palgrave Pivot. pp. 43-63.
  • Noteworthy
    • CSSA issues such as attendance
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
    • Learning Experience BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
    • Are you all signed up and ready to vote on November 3rd?

Course Introductions | Show & Tell (a photo that tells a story about you).

  • Assignment Due in class
    • Service Learning Update LC |
    • Learning Experience 1 LC Two |  Janak, Edward 2019.  The Cultural and Social Foundations of Education. Chapter 4: Education in the Progressive Period (ca. 1890s–1920s). Switzerland: Palgrave Pivot. pp. 43-63.
  • Zoom Recording ED253 22 September 2020

Thursday                             

  • Noteworthy
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • Assignment Due in class | Current Connections 1 LC Four |  Janak, Edward 2019.  The Cultural and Social Foundations of Education. Chapter 4: Education in the Progressive Period (ca. 1890s–1920s). Switzerland: Palgrave Pivot. pp. 43-63.–> Current Connections in small table groups

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Week Five September 29 and October 1

Tuesday                                

  • Reading: Superfine, B. (2013). Ch. 3. Brown and the foundations of educational equality. Equality in education law and policy, 1954-2010. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. pp. 37-67.
  • Noteworthy
    • For Thursday –> Current Connections in small table groups
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
    • February 10th forum on school funding: “School Funding in Ohio: The Possibilities and Challenges for Creating a Solution.”
  • Assignment Due in class
    • Learning Experience 1 LC Three |  Superfine, B. (2013). Ch. 3. Brown and the foundations of educational equality. Equality in education law and policy, 1954-2010. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. pp. 37-67.
    • Service Learning Update LC Four 

Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
  • Assignment Due in class  | Current Connections 1 LC One |  Superfine, B. (2013). Ch. 3. Brown and the foundations of educational equality. Equality in education law and policy, 1954-2010. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. pp. 37-67.

Overview Reading | Spring, Joel 2013. Chapter 2: Native Americans: Deculturalization. Schooling, and Globalization. New York: McGraw Hill.pp. 21-40.

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Week Six October 6 and 8

Tuesday                                

  • Reading: Spring, Joel 2013. Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality. Chapter 2: Native Americans: Deculturalization. New York: McGraw Hill.pp. 21-40.
  • Noteworthy
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
    • Assignment Due : Friday 27 March 2020 at midnight | Service Reflection & Analysis Essay
  • Assignment Due in class 
    • Learning Experience 1 LC Four |  Spring, Joel 2013. Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality. Chapter 2: Native Americans: Deculturalization. Schooling, and Globalization. New York: McGraw Hill.pp. 21-40.
    • Service Learning Update LC One

Thursday

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Week Seven October 13 and 15

Tuesday                                

  • Reading:  Sulkowski, M. L. (2017). Unauthorized immigrant students in the United States: The current state of affairs and the role of public education. Children & Youth Services Review77, 62–68.
  • Noteworthy
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • Assignment Due in class
    • Learning Experience 2 LC One |  Sulkowski, M. L. (2017). Unauthorized immigrant students in the United States: The current state of affairs and the role of public education. Children & Youth Services Review77, 62–68.
    • Service Learning Update LC Two

Thursday

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Week Eight October 20 and 22

Tuesday                                

  • Reading | Freire, P. (2013/1972). The banking concept of education.  (3rd ed., pp. 103-115). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Noteworthy 
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • Assignment Due in class | 
    • Learning Experience 2 LC Two |  Freire, P. (2013/1972). The banking concept of education.  (pp. 103-115). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
    • Service Learning Update LC Three

Thursday

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Week Nine October 27 and 29

Tuesday                                

  • Reading | 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.
  • Noteworthy |
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • Assignment Due in class
    • Learning Experience 2 LC Three |  Ladson-Billings, G. (2016/1995). But that’s just good teaching! The case for culturally relevant pedagogy.
    • Service Learning Update LC Four 

Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
  • Assignment Due in class | 
    • Current Connections 2 LC  One |  Ladson-Billings, G. (2016/1995). But that’s just good teaching! The case for culturally relevant pedagogy.
  • Overview Reading | Meyer (2007) What Straight Teachers Need to Know about Queer Theory.

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Week Ten November 3 and 5

Tuesday                                

  • 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.
  • Noteworthy
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • Assignment Due in class
    • Learning Experience 2 LC Four | Meyer, E. (2007). “But I’m Not Gay”: What Straight Teachers Need to Know about Queer Theory.
    • Service Learning Update LC One 

Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
  • Assignment Due in class | Current Connections 2 LC Two |  Meyer, E. (2007). “But I’m Not Gay”: What Straight Teachers Need to Know about Queer Theory.
  • Overview Reading | Greene, K. & Jean Anyon (2010) Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement, Reading & Writing Quarterly, 26:3, 223-236.

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Week Eleven November 10 and 12

Tuesday

  • Reading: Greene, K. & Jean Anyon (2010) Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement, Reading & Writing Quarterly, 26:3, 223-236.
  • Noteworthy
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • Assignment Due in class
    • Learning Experience 3 LC One | Greene, K. & Jean Anyon (2010) Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement
    • Proposal Update LC Two

Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
  • Assignment Due in class | LC3 Current Connections | Greene, K. & Jean Anyon (2010) Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement
  • Overview Reading for next week | Blakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity. The Atlantic.

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Week Twelve November 17 and 19

Tuesday                                

  • Noteworthy
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
    • Assignment Due Friday 17 April at Midnight: Present Proposal
  • Reading | Blakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity. The Atlantic. 
  • Assignment Due in class
    • Learning Experience 3 LC Two |  Blakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity.
    • Proposal Update LC Three 
    • About the literature review — transforming the overview discussions that you have been writing for CCs & LXs

Thursday

  • Noteworthy |
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
  • Assignment Due in class | Current Connections 3 LC Four |  Blakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity.
  • Overview Reading | Koretz 2017 Test Prep: pretending to make schools better.

Friday 20 November Assignment Due at Midnight: Present Proposal

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Week Thirteen December 1 and 3

Tuesday                                

  • Noteworthy
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
    • HOP proposals, formative assessments, grade sheets, moving forward,
    • Calculating your grade:
  • 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.
  • Assignment Due in class
    • Learning Experience 3 LC Three | Koretz, D. (2017). The testing charade: pretending to make schools better. Chapter 7, Test Prep.
    • Proposal Update LC Four 

Thursday

  • Noteworthy 
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
  • Assignment Due in class | Current Connections 3 LC One |  Koretz, D. (2017). The testing charade: pretending to make schools better. Chapter 7, Test Prep.
  • Overview Reading | Greene, M. (2018/1978). Wide-awakeness and the moral life.

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Week Fourteen December 8 and 10

Tuesday                                

  • Noteworthy
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • Reading | 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.
  • Assignment Due in class
    • Learning Experience 3 LC Four |  Greene, M. (2018/1978). Wide-awakeness and the moral life.
    • Proposal Update LC One 

Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • This Current Connection BlogPosts is due at midnight on Monday 14 December. 
  • Assignment Due in class |Current Connections 3 LC Two |  Greene, M. (2018/1978). Wide-awakeness and the moral life.

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Monday 14 December

Assignment Due |Current Connections 3 LC Two blogpost|  Greene, M. (2018/1978). Wide-awakeness and the moral life.

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Week Fifteen December 15 and 17

Assignment Due |History of the Present Timeline

(Due at time of scheduled exam. TBA)

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