Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Tribute to My Class

This semester, I was amazed and inspired by the many posts you have read here. I wanted to do something to pull together the work that the students in The Politics of Reading created and transform it into something different. This … Continue reading

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Junior Year…

This is was a big year for me and as you read this I am officially DONE with class! I can’t believe this year flew by like it did. Not only have I survived a tough year of class but … Continue reading

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Closing Times

In order to get the full feel of my last formal blog post you should listen to the song “Closing Times” as you read, I have been listening to it on repeat as I write this post. This semester in … Continue reading

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Fair and Just Education

Article Featured: EDITORIAL • Stop the School-to-Prison Pipeline By the Editors of Rethinking Schools One of the first things I had heard of when I was introduced to the world of social justice was about the School-to- Prison pipeline for African … Continue reading

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How the Politics of Reading Affected Me

This class has been pretty cool to be a part of – It has made me confused, a little mad, and really excited. I have to say, that I’ve never been in a class that was assessed the same way … Continue reading

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The Time of Dreaded Finals and Exams is Upon Us

Finals week is approaching for college students, AP exams looming for high school students, and it is at this time of year that standardized test prep is really emphasized. Before taking the Politics of Reading course, I did not ever … Continue reading

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Thank a Teacher

For this last blog post, I would like to focus on the most essential, and unfortunately the most easily overlooked, aspect of schools: the teachers. I might come from a slightly biased, or perhaps unique, perspective on this topic seeing … Continue reading

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