WebPost Prompt: School to Prison Pipeline
Based on your reading and our shared analysis of Mallett’s (2016) The School-to-Prison Pipeline: A Critical Review of the Punitive Paradigm and with references to the text and to the work we did in class, address the following prompt:
- Which factor discussed do you think contributed the most to the school to prison pipeline?
- Did your school adopt the zero-tolerance policy? If not, do you think the policy would have made you feel safer?
Assignment Due 25 April and BlogPost Discussion concerning Mallett, C. (2016). The School-to-Prison Pipeline | LCI, LCII, LCIII
- LCIII Learning Experiences concerning Mallett, C. (2016). The School-to-Prison Pipeline –link for slides.
- Overview concerning the School-to-Prison Pipeline
- Mallett, C. (2016). The School-to-Prison Pipeline: A Critical Review of the Punitive Paradigm Shift. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 33(1), 15–24.
WebPost Prompt: Unauthorized immigrant students in the United States
Based on your reading and our shared analysis of Sulkowski, M. L. (2017). Unauthorized immigrant students in the United States: The current state of affairs and the role of public education and with references to the text and to the work we did in class, address the following prompt (Choose I):
- How do current trends in United States immigration laws align with historical trends? Compare and contrast using any of the information from the website mentioned earlier in the presentation.
- What are your feelings and insights on the trauma regarding immigration in relation to academic success? How can we assist our students as administrators and teachers?
- Using terminology from the learning experience, discuss what you now know about FAPE, DACA, and/or ICE. (See text for further explanations and examples of these terms.)
Assignment Due 16 April | LCI, LCII, LCIV Unauthorized immigrant students in the US
- LCII Notes | Concerning Sulkowski, M. L. (2017). Unauthorized immigrant students.
- Overview | Unauthorized immigrant students in the US
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 Review, 77, 62–68.
WebPost Prompt: Resegregation as curriculum
Based on your reading and our shared analysis of Rosiek and Kinslow (2016) Resegregation as curriculum and with references to the text and to the work we did in class, address the following prompt:
- After viewing your demographics from your own high school, do you think that segregation is making a comeback in American schools today?
- After learning about the Brown v. Board of Education and the Green v. County School Board Supreme Court Case, what is the difference between the two and what was their impact on American schools?
Assignment Due Tuesday 9 April BlogPost Resegregation| LCI, LCIII, LCIV
LCI Learning Experiences Resources on Resegregation as curriculum.
Rosiek, J. and Kathy Kinslow, K. (2016). Resegregation as curriculum: the meaning of the new segregation in U.S. public schools. Chapter 1 Resegregation in Riverton and the Nation. pp. 1-18. New York: Routledge.
BlogPost School Choice: the story of an idea
Based on your reading and our shared analysis of Diane Ravitch’s (2010) chapter, Choice: the story of an idea and with references to the text and to the work we did in class, address the following prompt:
- Do you believe school choice is fundamentally against the “democratic vision of public education”? If so, how? If not, why?
- How can charter schools have detrimental effects on public schools? (Think: who are the majority of charter students?)
- Look at how Shanker first envisioned charter schools to be. How did they go from teacher-run, experimental schools to cooperate run businesses?
Based on your reading and our shared analysis of Wide-awakeness and the moral life, with references to the text and the work we did in class answer one or two of the following questions:
- Why is Greene writing to teachers?
- How are we to educate our students?
- What is the meaning of education?
- What Maxine Greene means by being awake?
- What Maxine Greene means by the moral life?
No more that 500 word!
Assignment due in class on Tuesday 29 January
WebPost1: CLASS SURVEY
When you have completed your first blog post, please publish it to the Internet and send the address of your weblog to me in an email message. Use the email address you expect me to use to communicate with you this semester.
- What name do you prefer to be called? Do you have preferred pronouns?
- Hometown and photograph of you (inserted in your blog so we can connect you with your name).
- Grade level and subject(s) that you want to teach.
- 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?
- I want to know what matters most to you. To this end, please share with the class an essay that is essential to your interests. (Include the reference/link to the essay [chapter, article, website] and a few sentences about its significance to you).
- Which course-approved service activity did you enroll in through CSSA’s registration website? To enroll follow these links:
Learning Style and more:
7. Being as specific as you can, what must be in place for you to feel comfortable taking intellectual and creative risks in a college classroom?
Education Past and Present
8. Please discuss what are, for you, some significant issues or concerns facing the field of education right now.
About Dr. Shutkin:
9. Write down a question or two that you would like to ask me about myself or the class.
Thank you and all good things,