February 28, 2008

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“If we want to be co-learners and co-teachers with students, if we want to mess their lived experiences with our disciplinary expertise, if we want to construct a classroom environment that legitimizes their voices, and if we want to create


February 26, 2008

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“One reason that teachers lecture is that it is ground that they totally control. It may be why the practice has held on for so long in the face of overwhelming evidence … that it does not work very well




February 14, 2008

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I’m reading such an interesting book about teaching: Michael Newman’s Teaching Defiance: Stories and Strategies for Activist Educators. I already did a piece about it in a recent issue of the newsletter, but I’m interviewing Michael for a Magna Online