Danica Savonick wrote a new post, Historical Injustices in Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric, on the site The Arts of Dissent 1 year ago
Learn more about the actual historical events included in Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric. By Anastazia, Sharmin, Jasmina, and Frankie.
Danica Savonick wrote a new post, Lesson Plan: Weeksville Heritage Center & Langston Hughes, on the site The Arts of Dissent 1 year ago
View an original lesson plan by Rebecca and Julia that uses Langston Hughes’ “Let America Be America Again” and a field trip to the Weeksville Heritage Center to teach high school students about African American history.
Danica Savonick wrote a new post, Course Redesign: Gradations in the Struggle of American Women, on the site The Arts of Dissent 1 year ago
Read Christopher’s version of “The Text in its Historical Moment” on HASTAC.
Based on your responses to yesterday’s questions about the final project I have put together a Google Doc with some project ideas. We are not locked into these options, but I would like you to read through them […]
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Nice job, Allen. I’m curious, what does the “right track” look like? How does one know if they are on it? In addition to testing for what students are proficient in, how will you help guide them towards a […]
This is really interesting, Fina. I am especially struck by your suggestion that the first 1500 applicants would be accepted to this very competitive school! It seems like it would put some (say, those working […]
I love this, Jiewen! I am especially intrigued by this sentence: “the most important point is that students can ask, think and solve problems by themselves or with other people, not doing nothing or just […]
This is beautiful, Ming. I want to hear more: what are the “new skills” that students “really need”? What classes would you take at this school? How would you help students find what they are interested in and […]
This is fantastic, Sumaiya! Correct me if I’m wrong, but it seems like your thesis for essay two is these last three sentences. Now I want to hear more about the specifics: just how are you going to recruit, […]
Nice job, Caleb! I’m so fascinated by the idea that your school “maintains gender and racial populations exactly proportionate to those of New York City, where the majority of our students hail from.” Do you have […]
Nice job, Sumedha! I like how the enthusiasm builds throughout the post, up to the two exclamatory statements towards the end. But now I want to know: *how* are you going to keep costs low? Cut teachers’ salaries […]
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