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  1. Jun 2020
    1. Openness

      So much of the ethos of this article reminds me of Parker Palmer's 1983 text "To Know as We are Known" particularly his notion of the three essential components of a learning space- openness, boundaries, and an air of hospitality.

    2. How can teachers maintain an awareness of how much of a workload something seems to students online

      This is such an important question. Our students suffer time scarcity just as we do. In addition to the workload calculator, I have been experimenting with Labor Based grading contracts inspired by the work of Asao Inoue, as a way of making workload more transparent and equitable.


    3. other literacies

      While you mention empathy as an aspeect of critical pedagogy, we could also think of empathy as a form of literacy. Here are 'Literacy Resources for Building Empathy in the Classroom':


    1. Birth myths . . . are ahistorical. They tie in with a phallogocentrism of the concept of creation as a single act by a single person (generally a man . . . ) rather than a whole set of pre-existing

    2. echnology vendor conferences

      commercial tech venders, with economic motivations, often struggle with self criticism and reflection... and can sound messianic in their claims. one of the reasons I appreciate the non-profit nature of Hypothesis

    3. perhaps akin to that of the discipline of art history in the postwar years.

      a helpful comparison to the shift in how Art History evolved as a disipline

    4. the aims of this book are fivefold

      I always appreciate when authors provide the aims (and scope) of their project

    5. Firstly, it is (perhaps wilfully) ignorant of the long history

      This willful ignorance, to resist knowing or caring about the historical context, reminds me of the importance placed on listening in Kenneth Burkes's "Unending Conversation" parlor metaphor: " You listen for a while, until you decide that you have caught the tenor of the argument; then you put in your oar."

      for a quick little video of this foundational concept/metaphor for joining conversations within an academic discourse, check out https://youtu.be/faaQuZQkRZQ

  2. May 2019
    1. In addition, four school principles complemented and guided the planning of the unit of study:1.Physical and Emotional Safety2.Respectful Collaborative Culture for Students and Staff3.Rigorous Aligned High-Quality Instruction4.High Expectations and Success for All

      Always a great strategy to align pedagogical efforts/initiatives to the institutions stated values/principles.

      And these are great principles.