Critical Multiculturalism Readings

I like to talk quite a bit about critical multiculturalism. As a teacher of diverse students, as a child of missionaries, and as a person of the planet. . .I find the study of equity and inclusion to be compelling and necessary. Below, are a few of my favorite readings on critical multiculturalism. Some are… Continue reading Critical Multiculturalism Readings

Critical Multiculturalism through Student-Led Filmography: GAEA Presentation #2

The full presentation:http://prezi.com/embed/rqup7yzdslua/?bgcolor=ffffff&lock_to_path=0&autoplay=0&autohide_ctrls=0&features=undefined&disabled_features=undefinedVideos to preview for students:(The video below is the project exemplar my students created)//player.vimeo.com/video/66076983 Variety of Society from Cooper Middle School on Vimeo.//player.vimeo.com/video/66586761 Definition of Social Justice from Cooper Middle School on Vimeo.The full process:1.       Ask students to identify a topic/theme for a prospective film; it should be broadly associated with “social justice.”a.      … Continue reading Critical Multiculturalism through Student-Led Filmography: GAEA Presentation #2

Reflections of Social Justice: GAEA Presentation #1

Overall presentation:http://prezi.com/embed/plpjol9k9l24/?bgcolor=ffffff&lock_to_path=0&autoplay=0&autohide_ctrls=0&features=undefined&disabled_features=undefinedImages from the Berlin Wall: Berlin wall graffiti from ksumatartedWorksheet :(downloadable version http://tinyurl.com/lcyfgpu)Project Overview:  Creating contemporary metaphors to the Berlin WallStandardsVA8MC2.c, d/ VA8MC.3a, b/ VA8CU.1a, c, e/ VA8CU.2a, c, d/ VA8PR.1c, d/ VA8PR.3b/ VA8AR.1a,c,dGathering information:-students view propaganda video about the Berlin Wall http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ycppm2cEsw-students hypothesize about what happened next-students view Time video from Pulitzer-winning photographer about… Continue reading Reflections of Social Justice: GAEA Presentation #1