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  1. Mar 2019
    1. show the Muscogee Nation website as a complementary source.

      I think that by using relevant and updated sources, a greater connection can be made, to illustrate that Native Stories are not just historical but are also current.

    2. choosing books written by Native writers.

      Yes. This is key!

    3. Whose ideologies are implicitly valued by categorical labels?

      This is a great open dialogue question because it would drive students to think about the value they put on the information they receive.

    4. encourages children to read between the lines

      something I think adults should also be encouraged to do

    5. Native nationhoo

      I agree, recognition of native nationhood, is imperative.

    6. replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day.

      I also think it would be a benefit to use literature that more accurately explains who Columbus was.

    7. In this article, I ask teachers to rethink literature used to teach children about Indigenous peoples.

      I agree that there needs to be a change in how American students are educated regarding the history of Indigenous peoples.

  2. Feb 2019
    1. those muscles that had garnered my attention remain loose and enable easier movement and greater range

      An example of how the practice of yoga can be used to help explain how teaching through tense situations has its benefits. This reminds me of the PWL introduction by Garcia and Allen.

    2. Tension is the primordial ooze from which learning occurs.

      Tension does not have to be feared but can be used to facilitate learning in other ways.

    1. The Pose, Wobble, Flow (P/W/F) framework has helped us conceptualize this mindset

      I like this framework idea because it validates an educators desire to continuously evolve their own methods.

    2. t still isn’t.

      Additional indication that teaching practices are constantly evolving so the conversation should continue to evolve as well.

    3. a set of best-practice teaching methods

      As educators I think it is important to understand that there is no "one size fits all" when it comes to teaching. I like that this addressed within the introduction.

    4. write the books they wish to come upon

      We learn from experience. What better way to learn about a new practice than to experience it and write about it so that others can learn as well?

    1. hen I overcorrected. Instead of an all-white lineup, I taught almost all African American literature, which was an improvemen

      I appreciate that Linda realized the mistake that she made, and I am glad that her other students in the classroom were able to speak on their own behalf so that they could have more representation.

    2. My error—and the error of the department that hired me—was to see these students as “disadvantaged” instead of seeing their brilliance

      Understand that students can be "disadvantaged" and "brilliant" at the same time. It does not have to be one or the other.

    3. disadvantaged

      I want to know why is this word negative? Why are we as a society so afraid to acknowledge that there exist students who are disadvantaged?

    4. their questions in the right way No one who gave me the

      This award reminds me of a participation trophy

  3. Jan 2019
    1. broader, or social view

      Educators should consider the changes they implement in their lesson planning in broad context. Educators should consider how transforming the classroom will impact students individually. Using an approach that is unique to each learner supports a trans-formative plan as viable and with substance and not just merely a generic, narrow- viewed change. The changes we make in the classroom should be viewed as valuable to all students, not just a select few.

    2. out of doing these in a social and coöperative way, there is born a discipline of its own kind and type.

      Achieving order through chaos. By using the definition that “order is simply a thing which is relative to an end,” order can come from an activity that promotes discipline through its method of completion.