Spring 2021 Calendar


Go to week:

One
Jan 19/21
Two
Jan 26/28
Three
Feb 2/4
Four
Feb 9/11
Five
Feb 16/18
Six
Feb 23/25
Seven
Mar 2/4
Eight
Mar 9/11
Nine
Mar 16/18
Ten
Mar 23/25
Eleven
Mar 30
Twelve
Apr 8
Thirteen
Apr 13/15
Fourteen
Apr 20/22
Fifteen
Apr 27/29

Week One January 19 and 21

Tuesday | Introductions

Introductions: 

  • Me &
  • You 
  • School & Society, Course Introduction
    • What are schools for?
    • About education, what is happening in this present moment?
    • An educational history of the present
      • historical
      • political
      • socio-cultural
      • economic
      • philosophical

Course Website & Syllabus

Workshop: Building your ED253 Weblog

Zoom Recording ED253 19 January


Thursday | Introductions

Zoom Recording ED253 21 January

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Week Two January 26 and 28

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 |
    • Zoom Bombed and new password
    • 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 |
    • Learning Experience Meeting (for next week)  LCIJanak, Edward 2019.  Education in the Progressive Period (ca. 1890s–1920s). pp. 43-63.
  • 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 26 January


Thursday 

Zoom Recording ED253 28 January

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Week Three February 2 and 4

Tuesday                                

  • Reading: Janak, Edward 2019.  Education in the Progressive Period (ca. 1890s–1920s). pp. 43-63.
  • 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? Support needed? Support to offer?
  • Learning Experience 1 LC One | Janak, Edward 2019.  Education in the Progressive Period (ca. 1890s–1920s). pp. 43-63. — LC1 Whiteboard Progressivism in Education

Zoom Recording ED253 2 February


Thursday                             

Noteworthy

  • THE interview
  • Notes on Assignments
  • Reading for next week |
  • 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? Support needed? Support to offer?

Current Connections 1 / LC Two| Janak, Edward 2019.  Education in the Progressive Period (ca. 1890s–1920s). pp. 43-63.

Overview Discussion | Dewey, J. (2018/1897). My pedagogic creed.

Zoom Recording ED253 4 February

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Week Four February 9 and 11

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
    • 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.

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

Service Learning Update LC |

Learning Experience 1 LC Two | Dewey, J. (2018/1897). My pedagogic creed.

Zoom Recording ED253 9 February


Thursday                             

  • Noteworthy
    • Current ConnectionBlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
    • Learning ExperienceBlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • Current Connections 1 / LC Three | Dewey, J. (2018/1897). My pedagogic creed. –> 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.

Zoom Recording ED253 11 February

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Week Five February 16 and 18

Tuesday                                

  • Reading: Blakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity. The Atlantic.
  • Noteworthy
    • Current ConnectionBlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
    • Learning ExperienceBlogPost summaries are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • Learning Experience 1 / LC Three | Blakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity. The Atlantic..
  • Service Learning Update  

Zoom Recording ED25 16 February


Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
    • returns and assessment and grade book
    • nerves and community
  • Current Connections 1 / LC Two | Blakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity. The Atlantic.

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

Zoom Recording ED253 18 February

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Week Six February 23 and 25

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.
  • Learning Experience 2 / LC OneKoretz, D. (2017). The testing charade: pretending to make schools better. Chapter 7, Test Prep.
  • Noteworthy
    • Learning Experience BlogPost summaries | due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
    • meetings individual or by learning circle
  • Service Learning |
  • Zoom Recording ED253 23 February

Thursday

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Week Seven March 2 and 4

Tuesday                                

  • Reading | Stancil, W. 2018. The Radical Supreme Court Decision That America Forgot. The Atlantic. 29 May 2018.
  • Noteworthy |
    • The Neoliberalization of John Carroll University — democratic freedom v. commodification what’s at stake?
    • The difficulties of talking about race | class resentment, socialized racism, fear of saying the wrong thing, silence as privilege, and responsibility not guilt.
  • Learning Experience 2 / LC Two  Stancil, W. 2018. The Radical Supreme Court Decision That America Forgot. The Atlantic. 29 May 2018.
  • Zoom Recording ED253 March 2

Thursday

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Week Eight March 9 and 11

Tuesday                                


Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
  • Current Connections 2 / LC Two | Ladson-Billings, G. (2016/1995). But that’s just good teaching! The case for culturally relevant pedagogy.
  • Overview Reading | Paulo Freire, P. (2013/1972). The banking concept of education
  • Zoom Recording ED253 March 11

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Week Nine March 16 and 18

Tuesday                                

  • Reading | Freire, P. (2013/1972). The banking concept of education.  (3rd ed., pp. 103-115). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Learning Experience 3 LC OneFreire, P. (2013/1972). The banking concept of education.  (3rd ed., pp. 103-115). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Service Learning Update 

Zoom Recording ED253 March 16


Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • Current Connection BlogPosts | due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
    • 3 November, voting day
  • Current Connections 3 / LC Three | Freire, P. (2013/1972). The banking concept of education.  (3rd ed., pp. 103-115). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Overview Reading | Meyer (2007) What Straight Teachers Need to Know about Queer Theory.
  • Zoom Recording ED253 18 March

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Week Ten March 23 and 25

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 3 / LC TwoMeyer, E. (2007). “But I’m Not Gay”: What Straight Teachers Need to Know about Queer Theory.
  • Service Learning Update|
  • Zoom Recording ED253 23 March

Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
  • Current Connections 3 / LC One  |  Meyer, E. (2007). “But I’m Not Gay”: What Straight Teachers Need to Know about Queer Theory.
  • Overview Reading | Spring, Joel 2013. Chapter 2: Native Americans: Deculturalization. Schooling, and Globalization. New York: McGraw Hill.pp. 21-40.
  • Zoom Recording ED253 25 March

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Week Eleven March 30

Tuesday

  • Reading | Spring, Joel 2013. Chapter 2: Native Americans: Deculturalization. Schooling, and Globalization. New York: McGraw Hill.pp. 21-40.
  • Noteworthy | I saw I had a zero in your grade book. Dr. Shutkin, what gives?
  • Learning Experience 3 / LC Three |Spring, Joel 2013. Chapter 2: Native Americans: Deculturalization. Schooling, and Globalization. New York: McGraw Hill.pp. 21-40.
  • History of the Present Timeline Discussion
  • Zoom Recording ED253 30 March

Easter Break No class March 31 – April 6


Week Twelve April 8

Thursday

Zoom Recording ED253 8 March

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Week Thirteen April 13 and 15

Tuesday                                

  • Noteworthy |
    • Important Dates
    • Final Exam Schedule
  • Reading | Mallett, C. (2016). The School-to-Prison Pipeline: A Critical Review of the Punitive Paradigm Shift. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal33(1), 15–24.
  • Learning Experience 4 / LC One |  Mallett, C. (2016). The School-to-Prison Pipeline: A Critical Review of the Punitive Paradigm Shift. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal33(1), 15–24.
  • History of the Present Timeline Discussion 

Zoom Recording ED253 13 March

Thursday

  • Noteworthy |
  • Current Connections 4 / LC Three |  Mallett, C. (2016). The School-to-Prison Pipeline: A Critical Review of the Punitive Paradigm Shift. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal33(1), 15–24.
  • Overview Reading | Greene, K. & Jean Anyon (2010) Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement, Reading & Writing Quarterly, 26:3, 223-236.

Zoom Recording ED253 15 March


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Week Fourteen April 20 and 22

Tuesday                                

  • Noteworthy
  • Reading | Greene, K. & Jean Anyon (2010) Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement, Reading & Writing Quarterly, 26:3, 223-236.
  • Learning Experience 4 / LC TwoGreene, K. & Jean Anyon (2010) Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement, Reading & Writing Quarterly, 26:3, 223-236.
  • History of the Present Timeline Discussion 

Zoom Recording ED253 20 April


Thursday

  • Noteworthy 
    • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions.
  • Current Connections 4 / LC One | Greene, K. & Jean Anyon (2010) Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement, Reading & Writing Quarterly, 26:3, 223-236.
  • Overview Reading | Greene, M. (2018/1978). Wide-awakeness and the moral life.

Zoom Recording ED253 22 April

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Week Fifteen April 27-29

Tuesday                                

  • Noteworthy
    • Time of scheduled exam –>
  • 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.
  • Learning Experience 4 / LC ThreeGreene, M. (2018/1978). Wide-awakeness and the moral life.
  • History of the Present Timeline Discussion 

Zoom Recording ED253 February 27 April


Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • This Current Connection BlogPosts is due at midnight on Monday 14 December. 
  • Current Connections 4 / LC Two | Greene, M. (2018/1978). Wide-awakeness and the moral life.

Zoom Recording ED253 29 April

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Monday 3 May

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


Final Exam Schedule TBA

Thursday May 6

Assignment Due |History of the Present Timeline

ED253 | A Retrospective

Due at time of scheduled exam

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