Aug

04

Can Jay Z Help Students Read James Joyce?

Rapper Jay Z recently released his 13th studio album 4:44. Could this be used in the classroom to enlighten and education English students? Brent McKeown says yes.

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Dec

01

Teaching Trump: The Rise of the Crowd-Sourced Syllabus

With the rise of the crowd-sourced syllabus, such as the #FergusonSyllabus or #TrumpSyllabus, we explore what a syllabus is and how the digital age might be expanding the scope of online learners.

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Aug

03

The Bloody Results of Mexico’s High-Stakes School Testing

Mexico’s struggle for education reform has been a long journey paved in protests. The foundation upon which today’s strikes and struggles can be viewed has been a long time in the making.

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Oct

16

Art and the #FergusonSyllabus

Over the course, we studied artists like Damon Davis and his #allhandsondeck project, Kerry James Marshall’s photographic collages of lynchings, Ken Gonzales-Day’s work with both protest photographs and erased lynchings, and Natalie Bookchin’s video collages.

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Oct

12

Challenging Columbus Day

Let’s revisit Christopher Columbus through a variety of lenses, examining the myths and legends behind this once exalted and now oft-contested figure.

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