Readings

Week 1 – 3/29

Teaching to Trangress: Education as the practice of Freedom by bell hooks – Ch. 1 Engaged Pedagogy

Changing Education Paradigms: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U

Week 2 – 4/5

Beyond Resistance! Youth Activism and Community Change: New Democratic Possibilities for Practice and Policy for America’s Youth Eds. Shawn Ginwright, Pedro Noguera, Julio Cammarota – Introduction pgs. xiii-xxii https://excorethinkingschools.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/beyond-resistance-ed-pedro-noguera.pdf

Week 3 – 4/12

Week 4 – 4/19

Week 5 – 4/26

Video on Birmingham Children’s March

Week 6 – 5/3

Poetry workshop led by Kyla

Week 7 – 5/10 

Visit from Tim Leone-Getten of Open World Learning Community (http://open.spps.org/)

Week 8 – 5/17

Beyond Resistance! Youth Activism and Community Change: New Democratic Possibilities for Practice and Policy for America’s Youth Eds. Shawn Ginwright, Pedro Noguera, Julio Cammarota – Chapter 1: Beyond Policy: Ideology, Race and the
Reimagining of Youth by Daniel Hosang, (pgs. 3-19
)

Week 9 – 5/24

Week 10 – 5/31

Reclaiming Our Freedom to Learn by Gustavo Esteva – http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/liberate-your-space/reclaiming-our-freedom-to-learn

Week 11 – 6/7

Trip to 2nd Foundation School – http://secondfoundationschool.wordpress.com/

Week 12 – 6/17 – Last class!

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