Hey Scholars –

Fo your second project, you will be choosing an aspect of practice to think deeply about, research, find related resources and advocate for thoughtful implementation  – especially with respect to the way these considerations relate to social justice.

Let’s use the comments on this blog post to brainstorm possibilities – Here is one option to kick start the conversation:

Room Arrangement – what does it communicate and foster with respect to a learning community? Who has access to the materials and when?  Here are two valuable resources to inspire deeper thinking about the matter:

http://www.rethinkingschools.org/restrict.asp?path=archive/25_01/25_01_mckenna.shtml

http://fornewscienceteachers.blogspot.com/2015/08/setting-up-science-classroom-desk.html

Another incredibly valuable resource is Jo Ann Morreale, GRS Science Educator in Residence at the Warner School.  You MUST talk with her about her student-centered (somewhat) radical and field-tested procedures!!

 

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