Spring 20 Calendar

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Week One 14 January & 16 January: Introductions 

Tuesday Introductions

Introductions: 

  • You & me
  • Course Introduction

Current Connections

Workshop: Building your ED253 Weblog


Thursday | Introductions

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Week Two 21 January & 23 January | AgendaPW  253edstudies

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.
    • 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 beginning Monday, 13 January and are due by Friday, 24 January. Follow this for directions on how to apply.
    • Learning Experience 1 LC OneDewey, J. (2018/1897). My pedagogic creed. (Let’s arrange to meet before next Tuesday, 28 January). 
  • Discussion |What is a Learning Community?
    • intentional community
    • pedagogy of MIND, not mIND
    • Mentoring
      • lesson planning
      • conceptual understanding
  • Discussion | BlogPost I Class Survey
  • Service Learning Discussion
  • Learning Experience: Hinchey & Konkol | What are Schools for Anyways?

Thursday 

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Week Three 28 January & 30 January |Agenda

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 are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions. 
    • Service Reflection & Analysis
  • Assignment Due in class
    • Learning Experience 1 LC One |  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.
    • Service Learning Update LC Two 

Thursday                             

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Week Four 4 February & 6 February |Agenda

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
    • Posting to your blog….
    • 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.
    • Matters of Assessment
  • Assignment Due in class
    • 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.
    • Education in the Progressive Period, a few Google slides
    • Service Learning Update LC Three

Thursday                             

  • Noteworthy
    • Current Connections in small table groups
    • 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.
    • February 10th forum on school funding: “School Funding in Ohio: The Possibilities and Challenges for Creating a Solution.”  Cleveland Heights High School at 7 PM.
  • 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
  • Overview Reading for next week | Blakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity. The Atlantic. Retrieved: 28 December 2018.

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Week Five 11 February & 13 February|Agenda

Tuesday                                

  • Reading: Blakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity. The Atlantic. Retrieved: 28 December 2018.
  • 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 ThreeBlakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity. The Atlantic. Retrieved: 28 December 2018.  A few Google Slides
    • 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 |  Blakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity. The Atlantic. Retrieved: 28 December 2018.
  • Overview Reading | Greene, M. (2018/1978). Wide-awakeness and the moral life.

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Week Six 18 February & 20 February |Agenda

Tuesday                                

  • 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.
  • Noteworthy
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
    • Assignment Due : Friday 27 March 2020 at midnightService Reflection & Analysis Essay
  • Assignment Due in class 
    • Learning Experience 1 LC Four |  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.
    • Service Learning Update LC One

Thursday

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Week Seven 25 February & 27 February| Agenda

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.
    • A Few Slides: 
    • Service Learning Update LC Two

Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
  • Assignment Due in class | Current Connections 2 LC Three |  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.
  • Overview Reading |  Meyer (2007) What Straight Teachers Need to Know about Queer Theory.

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Saturday 29 February | Spring Break begins after last scheduled class

Monday 9 March | Classes resume


Week Eight 10 March & 12 March | Agenda

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 Two |  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.
    • Service Learning Update LC Three

Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
  • Assignment Due in class | 
    • Current Connections 2 LC  Four |  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.
  • 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 Nine 17 March & 19 March | Agenda

Tuesday                                

  • 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.
  • 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 |  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 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 |  Spring, Joel 2013. Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality. Chapter 2: Native Americans: Deculturalization. Schooling, and Globalization. New York: McGraw Hill.pp. 21-40.
  • Overview Reading | Paulo Freire, P. (2013/1972). The banking concept of education 

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Week Ten 24 March & 26 March Agenda

Tuesday                                

  • Reading: 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.
  • 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 |  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.
    • 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 |  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.
  • Overview Reading | Koretz 2017 Test Prep: pretending to make schools better.

Friday

Assignment Due Friday 27 March 2020 at midnight |  Service Reflection & Analysis

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Week Eleven 31 March & 2 April| Agenda

Tuesday

  • 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.
  • 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 |  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.
    • Proposal Update LC Two

Thursday


Week Twelve 7 April | Agenda

Tuesday                                

  • Noteworthy
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • 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.
  • Assignment Due in class
    • Learning Experience 3 LC Two |  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.
    • Proposal Update LC Three 

Wednesday 8 April Friday Classes Meet Easter Break Begins After Last Scheduled Class

Tuesday 14 April Classes Resume Monday Classes Meet


Week Thirteen 16 April Agenda 

Thursday

  • Noteworthy | Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
  • Assignment Due in class | Current Connections 3 LC Four |  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.
  • Overview Reading | Greene, K. & Jean Anyon (2010) Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement, Reading & Writing Quarterly, 26:3, 223-236.

Friday 17 April  Assignment Due at Midnight: Present Proposal

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Week Fourteen 21 April & 23 April| Agenda 

Tuesday                                

  • Noteworthy
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • Reading | Greene, K. & Jean Anyon (2010) Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement, Reading & Writing Quarterly, 26:3, 223-236.
  • Assignment Due in class
    • Learning Experience 3 LC Three | Greene, K. & Jean Anyon (2010) Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement, Reading & Writing Quarterly, 26:3, 223-236.
    • 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 |  Greene, K. & Jean Anyon (2010) Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement, Reading & Writing Quarterly, 26:3, 223-236.
  • Overview Reading | Superfine, B. (2013). Ch. 3. Brown and the foundations of educational equality. 

Week Fifteen 28 April & 30 April| Agenda

Tuesday                                

  • Noteworthy
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • 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.
  • Assignment Due in class
    • Learning Experience 3 LC Four |  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.
    • Proposal Update LC One 

Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • This Current Connection BlogPosts is due at midnight on Monday 4 May. 
  • Assignment Due in class |Current Connections 3 LC Two |  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.

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Monday 4 May

Assignment Due |Current Connections 3 LC Two |  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.


Final Exams

Spring 2020 Final Exam Schedule 

  • ED253-51 | Tuesday 5 May 1:00-2:50 am
  • Assignment Due:  History of the Present Essay

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