unlearn: “A process of removing barriers that blind us to our authentic selves, questioning our classical conditioning, deconstructing and re-ordering our identities, identifying and discarding negative values, repeatedly focusing awareness towards one’s state of being. ” - Steve D’Amico. Thought provoking, and powerful posters. Each poster has open ended discussion questions on the back of the poster to generate discussion.
One of my favorite Ted Talks, Danger of a Single Story reminds us to consider who's point of view is being expressed. We must always ask ourselves who's story is being told and who's voice is missing when we are selecting resources and presenting information. A good reminder.
There are a multitude of opportunities each day to turn current events into social justice learning opportunities. This blog entry highlights how to incorporate these teachable moments into your classroom.
This article compiled self studies from six teachers to make up a case study, exploring the benefits and challenges of self studies conducted by novice teachers, with a focus on social justice interests.