Dogfooding via Jennifer Gonzalez

Via The Cult of Pedagogy podcastJennifer Gonzalez talks about ‘dogfooding’, the process of doing your own assignments.Screen Shot 2018-09-13 at 9.32.30 PM.jpg

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History Podcasts

HOF-Cover-ArtFrom increasing your understanding of the past, to simply being entertained by good ‘ole fashioned story-telling, podcasting can be both productive and enjoyable. Here are a few interesting and popular podcasts that’ll help you be history-savvy:

 

 

Media Literacy Resources

A treasure trove of Media Literacy resources:

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Final Prompt – Erasing Differences for the Sake of Inclusion: How Mexican/Mexican American Students Construct Historical Narratives

Regarding the Santiago reading, do these two things after thoughtfully reading the 17-ish assigned pages (described in your email):

1) On your site, post 4 questions from/about the text by class on Thursday April 27th; two close-ended questions that can be answered factually about the essence of piece and two open-ended questions that require extended analysis and/or practical application. Don’t try to be fancy, just ask your peers to make helpful and real-world connections. Dig it?
2) Respond to your assigned peers Q’s by Sunday, April 30th by 11:59pm. Note that we are giving you plenty of extra time to help you plan around your other assignments and responsibilities for the exam.

Here are the peer groups:

  • Lindsey – Daylon
  • Asher – Jordan
  • Joe – Ally
  • Justin – Caleb
  • Reggie – Meghan
  • Andy – Ashley
  • Malissa – Adam

16 Personalities

Screen Shot 2017-03-24 at 8.40.52 PMTo truly grow as professionals, it’s not only important to understand curriculum and the landscape of education, but also to realize how your unique wiring predisposes you to interact with students, authorities, parents, information, and policies.

By class time on Wednesday, (1) read this blurb about the test’s theory to understand the nature of this personality test and (2) take the personality test. Once you have taken the test, (3) respond (on your page) in a few paragraphs to these prompts:

  1. What personality type are you? Describe what that means (in a paragraph or two).
  2. What professional advantages does your personality type have for being a social studies teacher?
  3. What professional disadvantages does your personality type have for being a social studies teacher?