“Naming the Moment, Building the Movement: Five Lenses for Education, Democracy, and Justice” with Dr. Kevin Kumashiro
April 5, 2018 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium On April 5, 2018, Dr. Kevin Kumashiro will lecture at Bowdoin: What is happening right now in public education and in today’s so-called “reforms”? This lecture offers five lenses for reframing the public debate and building broader social movements for democracy and social justice in education. […]
Associate Professor of Education Santoro says a recent report by The Education Trust failed to tackle difficult issues regarding recruitment and retention of teachers in “hard-to-staff schools.”
Wilson is the Community Outreach Coordinator and a service learning teacher at the high school, and most recently, is the inaugural recipient of the Education and the Common Good Award. Educators “have a lifetime of work to do… And embracing that journey, that is something that Rick models every day.”
Lecturer Jamie Rankin of Princeton kicked off the series of events with a lecture underlining how there’s no substitute for knowledge of vocabulary when it comes to learning and teaching a foreign language.
Harvest is a relatively new, progressive public high school. Bowdoin students had five days of full access to the teachers, administrators, and students; they each shadowed a teacher, helped students, talked with the principal, and participated in a professional development day with teachers and administrators. “The beginning seemed like mayhem. But then I noticed, ‘Oh, there is structure.'”
In an op-ed written for Fortune magazine, Profess of Education Charles Dorn considers the legacy of Francis Bellamy, a liberal political crusader who wrote “The Pledge of Allegiance” in September 1892.