Spring 2022 Calendar

One
Jan 18/20
Two
Jan 25/27
Three
Feb 1/3
Four
Feb 8/10
Five
Feb 15/17
Six
Feb 22/24
Seven
Mar 1/3
Eight
Mar 15/17
Nine
Mar 22/24
Ten
Mar 29/31
Eleven
Apr 5/7
Twelve
Apr 12/14
Thirteen
Apr 19/21
Fourteen
Apr 26/28
Fifteen
May 3/5

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Week One January 18 and January 20

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


Thursday | Introductions

Assignment Due | Introductory BlogPost Friday 21 January

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Week Two January 25 and 27

Tuesday   

Assignment Due Dates |

  • Learning Experience BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions. 
  • 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 | 
    • Course Readings: Available online:  253edstudies
    • Application for Department of Education Teacher Education Program |
    • Learning Experience Meeting (for next week) Learning Circle One | Janak, 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?

Thursday  

Assignment Due Dates |

  • Learning Experience BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
  • Current Connection BlogPosts are due at midnight on the Tuesday following classroom discussions. 

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Week Three February 1 and 3

Tuesday                                


Thursday

Noteworthy

  • THE interview
  • Notes on Assignments
  • Reading for next week | 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.
  • Course Introductions | How are you? What about your JCU experience so far? Support needed? Support to offer?

Current Connections

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

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Week Four February 8 and 10

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

Service Learning Update LC |

Learning Experience

  • LC Three | Dewey, J. (2018/1897). My pedagogic creed.

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.
  • Current Connections
    • Learning Circle Four | Dewey, J. (2018/1897). My pedagogic creed.
  • 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 Five February 15 and 17

Tuesday                                

  • Reading: Blakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity. The Atlantic.
  • Noteworthy
  • Learning Experience
    • Learning Circle Two | Blakely, J. 2017, 17 April. How School Choice Turns Education into a Commodity. The Atlantic.
  • Service Learning Update  

Thursday

  • Noteworthy
  • Current Connections
    • Learning Circle One | 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.

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Week Six February 22 and 24

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 | due at midnight on the Friday following classroom learning experiences.
    • meetings individual or by learning circle
  • Learning Experience
    • Learning Circle Four | Koretz, D. (2017). The testing charade: pretending to make schools better. Chapter 7, Test Prep.
  • Service Learning |

Thursday

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Week Seven March 1 and 3

Tuesday                                

  • Reading | Stancil, W. 2018. The Radical Supreme Court Decision That America Forgot. The Atlantic. 29 May 2018.
  • Noteworthy |
    • 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 
    • Learning Circle One | Stancil, W. 2018. The Radical Supreme Court Decision That America Forgot. The Atlantic. 29 May 2018.

Thursday

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Spring Break No Class March 8 and 10


Week Eight March 15 and 17

Tuesday                                

  • Reading | Ladson-Billings, G. (2016/1995). But that’s just good teaching! The case for culturally relevant pedagogy.
  • Noteworthy |
  • Service Learning Update
  • History of the Present Timeline Project | Ideas? Questions?
  • Learning Experience 
    • Learning Circle Three | Ladson-Billings, G. (2016/1995). But that’s just good teaching! The case for culturally relevant pedagogy.

Thursday

  • Noteworthy
    • Commend your poise and courage and efforts to build community and to explore the meaning of justice in education.
    • Current Connections LC Four | 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

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Week Nine March 22 and 24

Tuesday                                

  • Noteworthy | 
  • Reading | Freire, P. (2013/1972). The banking concept of education.  (3rd ed., pp. 103-115). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Service Learning Update | LCs and a writing workshop 
  • Learning Experience
    • Learning Circle Two | Freire, P. (2013/1972). The banking concept of education.  (3rd ed., pp. 103-115). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Thursday

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Week Ten March 29 and 31

Tuesday   

 Service Learning Essay is Due in Class                         

  • 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 
    • Learning Circle Four | Meyer, E. (2007). “But I’m Not Gay”: What Straight Teachers Need to Know about Queer Theory.

Thursday

  • Noteworthy | SJP JCU 6pm Dolan Free Pizza
  • Current Connections 
    • Learning Circle Three  |  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.

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Week Eleven April 5 and 7

Tuesday


Thursday

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Week Twelve April 12 and 14

Tuesday TBD This is a special day focussing on the History of the Present final project

Reading |

Mindomo Workshop |

Thursday April 14 No Class Easter Break


Week Thirteen April 19 and 21

Tuesday                                

  • Noteworthy | 
    • Final Exam Tuesday, May 10, 2022 1:00pm-2:50pm
    • Assessment
  • 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.
  • History of the Present Timeline Discussion
  • Learning Experience 
    • Learning Circle 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.

Thursday

  • Noteworthy Final Exam Tuesday, May 10, 2022 1:00pm-2:50pm
  • Current Connections
    • Learning Circle Four |  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.

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Week Fourteen April 26 and 28

Tuesday                                

  • Noteworthy Final Exam Tuesday, May 10, 2022 1:00pm-2:50pm
    • Titling your blog posts
    • Meeting during the last week — topics and discussions
    • Calculating your grades | Letters
  • Reading | Greene, K. & Jean Anyon (2010) Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement, Reading & Writing Quarterly, 26:3, 223-236.
  • Learning Experience 
    • Learning Circle Two | Greene, 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 

Thursday

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Week Fifteen May 3 and 5

Tuesday

  • Noteworthy | Final Exam Tuesday, May 10, 2022 1:00pm-2:50pm
  • 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 
    • Learning Circle Four | Greene, M. (2018/1978). Wide-awakeness and the moral life.
  • History of the Present Timeline Discussion 

Thursday

  • Noteworthy | Final Exam Tuesday, May 10, 2022 1:00pm-2:50pm
  • 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.
  • Current Connections 
    • Learning Circle Three | Greene, M. (2018/1978). Wide-awakeness and the moral life.
  • History of the Present Timeline Discussion 

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Final Exam Schedule

Final Exam Tuesday, May 10, 2022 — 1:00pm-2:50pm

Assignment Due | History of the Present Timeline

ED253 | A Retrospective

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