Thursday, August 30, 2007

Educators of public educators

You can't make this stuff up!

The following is the lead article from this week's Teachers College Record, published by Columbia University's Teachers College:

At the Interstices: Engaging Postcolonial and Feminist Perspectives for a Multicultural Education Pedagogy in the South

by Nina Asher — 2005

This article argues for a decolonizing multicultural education pedagogy, which engages the interstices - in-between, hybrid spaces - that emerge at the intersections of different cultures, histories, and locations. It also examines how those who work for social transformation are implicated in the very systems and structures they are attempting to deconstruct. The author draws on postcolonial and feminist theories, her own border crossings, and her reflections on her multicultural education pedagogy to discuss how she engages the particular interstitial identifications of her Southern students. Continue reading ...

What?!? As I have written many times before: Can't they simply teach math, and teach it right?

Read this nonsense in conjunction with the latest "research" adopted by the Olentangy Local School District (my post from yesterday) and it's obvious the socialist are winning the fight.

Can't figure one thing out: This is a supposed family-oriented, conservative Republican district, yet parents, taxpayers, and voters willingly spend their money and votes on the -ists and -isms that have no respect for Life, Liberty, and Property.

Are those that run the universities and public schools educators or educationists? You decide.

1 comment:

pam probst said...

She couldn't just say that she trys to engage her students interest by finding common ground between them?

"Educators", aargh! They must get paid by the word.

I like your site. Interesting and well written.