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Reminder: Student Evaluations

Reminder: Student Evaluations

Please complete your course evaluations sent by Drew Homa. Seniors by today at noon All other folks by 17th of May Evaluations can be tricky, and they do impact the future of non tenure track instructors. Please take a few minutes to complete this. Thanks in advance.

Thank YOU

Thank YOU

Edu 320: Brilliant, thoughtful, and inspiring creative projects! Bravo! Stay in touch! GSethi Here is the handout if you missed it of my parting food for thought: Dr. SETHI’S PRECEPTS FOR TEACHING INSPIRED by bell hooks (TEACHING TO TRANSGRESS)   I had never wanted to surrender the conviction that one could teach without reinforcing existing systems of domination. P. 18   My commitment to engaged pedagogy is an expression of political activism. P. 203   CLAIM: I entered the classrooms…

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Poem

Poem

Poem for South African Women Commemoration of the 40,000 women and children who, August 9, 1956, presented themselves in bodily protest against the “dompass” in the capital of apartheid. Presented at The United Nations, August 9, 1978. Our own shadows disappear as the feet of thousands by the tens of thousands pound the fallow land into new dust that rising like a marvelous pollen will be fertile even as the first woman whispering imagination to the trees around her made…

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April 19th Reminders

April 19th Reminders

Please join us for read aloud, sharing, origami folding… Thursday, April 19th from 1-2 pm in McCain G13   Screen Free Week is coming May 1-8th and here’s a great way for parents to get involved and informed. SAVE THE DATE for SCREENAGERS: Growing up in the Digital Age Monday, MAY 1st 7:00pm, Columbia Theological Seminary Auditorium 100 seats available, first come first served. This event is free of charge to WSA community and friends. Screenagers is an award-winning film…

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Weekly Inspirations

Weekly Inspirations

Dear EDU 320: “Reminders” no more… a few invitations: Please join us for read-alouds, treats and paper crane folding on Thursday, April 20th at 1 pm in McCain G 13   Join the Authors’ Tea at GVP tomorrow at 2pm during your regular shift.  Earlier shift will happen as usual.   Join the Little Shop of Stories Kindness Story time on April 23rd at 3 pm. Looking ahead: Please join the Education Dept. Celebration! Inspirations: Musings: Read our Resources Page…

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March 23 Reminders

March 23 Reminders

Greetings! Hope all is well. It is wonderful to reset after the long break and resume. Past Due work: Please complete the midterm reflection and post it on the DB. Please post Book Cards Set 2 if you have not done so yet. After Saturday, you will have points deducted for late submission of any past due work. Weekly Group Projects: WSA resumes tomorrow. Please send Ms. Szombathy a note to confirm. Next Friday is Special Friends Day at the…

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Spring Break Reminders

Spring Break Reminders

Dear EDU 320: I’m back from Trinidad. Exhausted and relieved that the Journey was full of lessons and laughs too. I hope that all is well, and you are enjoying a restful break. A few reminders: Book Cards Set 2 is due today. Midterm Reflection (posted on the Discussion Board) is due 3/20 Reading: play catch up on reading especially the required assigned books. If you are having trouble with the DB, please create a Google Doc for your book…

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Weekly Reminders 2/23

Weekly Reminders 2/23

EDU 320: Please note the following course-related reminders: Readings: Please ensure that you keep up with the readings assigned for each class. In addition to the children’s books we are reading, the articles on Multiculturalism, Culturally Responsive Pedagogies and global learning are critical to developing sound understandings of the core themes of the class. Many of these readings are in the Google folder shared with you last week. If you have fallen behind on readings, I urge you to catch…

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