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  1. Feb 2020
    1. “Incarcerated Students”

      Shawn is a genius . A Visual metaphor for the School to Prison Pipeline

    2. Corrective lens as metaphor

      As someone who wears eye glasses this metaphor really resonates for me. When I was in high school, I would hide my eye glasses, because, I thought, glasses made me look uncool. However, once became more comfortable with my seeing what was in "front of my eyes" my glasses became a protective gear as well. Clark Kent Superman style...

    3. The eyeglass shop visit and metaphor is powerful. With the Warby Parker glass shopping experience I can even envision this as an online shopping experience too.

  2. Dec 2018
    1. expected, valued, and legitimized in school contexts,

      Students often feel their own voices do not matter because what they think is expected in academic writing is just reciting facts and stale literary analysis.

    2. me, writing is like breathing. I need it to survive.

      This reminds me of Diane Waff's piece centered around Adrienne Rich's poem, " You must write, and read, as if your life depended on it.https://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/540