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Inclusive Pedagogy at Skagit Valley College

These are my notes from today’s presentation. This meeting included a brief overview of the history of equity initiatives at SVC in general and in their faculty learning groups in specific. This is my first workshop on Tuesday, July 24 … Continue reading

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Diversity, Privilege, and Multicultural Education: Are Teachers Ready? Part II

The afternoon continued…and these are my notes from the continuing presentation:  This was the first break-out session after the key note with Dr. Eddie Moore for the Guided Pathways: Designing for Equity – Rendezvous 2018 conference on Monday, July 23, … Continue reading

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Diversity, Privilege, and Multicultural Education: Are Teachers Ready?

These are my notes from the presentation:  This was the first break-out session after the key note with Dr. Eddie Moore for the Guided Pathways: Designing for Equity – Rendezvous 2018 conference on Monday, July 23, 2018. He led this … Continue reading

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America is Changing: Are you ready?

This was the keynote to the Guided Pathways: Designing for Equity – Rendezvous 2018 conference which was led by Dr. Eddie Moore on Monday, July 23, 2018. According to the program: This session challenges participants to examine their own biases, behaviors, … Continue reading

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Using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in Class

I have a policy with students about using old research and ideas. I want them to look at what has been happening with the issues they are writing about using articles and other media that are roughly no more than … Continue reading

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What Should a Post-Facebook World Look Like?

Facebook was not the first alarm that ever went off for me around corporate involvement with technology, and I know that I am not alone in that. We all pretty much guessed that it was a compromise. It is no … Continue reading

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Reading Apprenticeship in Renton

Last weekend I spent time at the Metacognition and Mindfulness: the Fourth Annual Reading Apprenticeship Conference. I am going to break this experience up into a couple of separate posts because even though the conference was only a day and … Continue reading

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Making Connections with Afghanistan in Kent

We had Emily Campbell’s ESOL class join my class today to discuss Afghanistan. I had a serendipitous meeting that took all of four minutes in the copy room – I mentioned that my students were working on a paper about … Continue reading

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Tips for New Teachers?

I would not have made it in my first year as a teacher without the generosity and collegiality of the more experienced instructors I had the privilege of working with. I uses to begin each year with a posting on … Continue reading

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Open Education for a Better World

I am excited about this and have volunteered to be a course mentor. Whenever someone hears me talking about OER coming from the community rather than a publisher, this is what I mean: the University of Nova Gorica and UNESCO … Continue reading

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