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  1. Jan 2020
    1. Listening to my students helped me better address their needs and passions

      In some ways, it is difficult to believe this is not the way we regularly embody teaching. In other words, this has to be said... but it feels like it shouldn't have to be said at all.

    2. Admittedly, I experienced a lot of anxiety throughout the teen activism course. Unit plans, lessons, and slides had been my security blanket. I felt vulnerable negotiating and navigating the course with my students.

      I'm experiencing the anxiety and stress reading this. The amount of vulnerability and pressure this open pedagogy required is admirable. I'm starting to wonder how it fit with the standards, curriculum, and alignment. It seems it was really well done, but sort of a stand alone to the rest of the curriculum... perhaps not...

    3. Strong history of injustice here. Silence is injustice along with dishonesty and bribes. I've been listening to the In The Dark podcast Season 2 about Curtis Flowers, an inmate on death row accused of capital murder without clear evidence. He's been in for 20+ years for a crime there is not much evidence to connect him to. https://www.apmreports.org/in-the-dark/season-two

    4. wo issues relevant to our 2013–14 academic year.

      Great example of open pedagogical thinking... though I'm anticipating hearing how it did not go as expected with the target students in 7th grade. #pedagome