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@ehanford Maybe very little new research in reading research has come out since 80s that has fundementally shifted our understanding. Marketing documents from Amplify are not research. When you dig into citations, recycled, often just NRP. #ncte19 (
Look how you frame the narraritive "teachers don't know this science" "" "teacher prep is bad" this is an agenda and not research and also not based in reality. Frankly I find it insulting #ncte19 (
@ehanford Folks love quantitative theoretical models. Looking at variance explained by different variables helps us understand reading. But to suggest Gough & Tunmer's model is superior leaves many question. So many better models with < error #ncte19 (
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Thread: Thoughts from a white woman about the #ALAN18 panel titled "From Beyoncé to Eric Garner to Starr Carter: Using The Hate U Give to Address Emotional Labor in Black Women's Lives"
The panel was lead by two white women. They acknowledged their identities as white women at the beginning of the session, they also acknowledged that they "learned a lot" when they presented the session during #ncte18. No specifics were shared abt what was learned and from whom.
I was not at the earlier session, but heard that WOC did much of the 'teaching' necessary for that learning. Not acknowledging those WOC & their work explicitly is centering white women and ignoring the emotional labor of the WOC -The very topic the session title claims to center
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For those who were asking to see the slides from my #classroombookaday #BuildYourStack at #NCTE18...a thread (b/c I'm too tired to figure out another way to upload them somewhere right now😂). #nerdybookclub #bookaday
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Thanks to all who made #ncte18 great. In this thread, I will share 15 interesting things I heard people say.
1. "A rigorous classroom is filled with voice, choice and production." Ernest Morrell
2. "Schools are the one place where a child's main identity is negative. Kids are only "Special Ed" at school." Colleen Cruz
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Front and center for #disrupttexts. This room is PACKED, y’all! So many disruptors in here! @nenagerman, @triciaebarvia, @juliaerin80, & @TchKimPossible are gonna be, and we all know it!🔥 #ncte18
@triciaebarvia asking us why we are here. I am here because the canon needs to be reimagined. I am here because oppressive systems must be disrupted and dismantled. I am here because none of us are free until we all are free. #disrupttexts #ncte
Fellow disruptors, why are you here? #disrupttexts #ncte18
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Announcing the 2018-19 #MarginalSyllabus!
8 months of conversation
3 organizational partners: @writingproject @ncte @hypothes_is
19 partner authors!
Join "Literacy, Equity + Remarkable Notes = LEARN"…
Thread with details, pls RT! /1
What's the #MarginalSyllabus? Since 2016, this project has convened and sustained convos with educators about equity in education through open & collaborative web annotation. You can learn more about the Marginal Syllabus, previous syllabi & research at /2
And what's "marginal" about the #MarginalSyllabus? We partner with authors whose writing is contrary to dominant education norms, we read & annotate in the margins of online texts, and we discuss educational equity using open-source tech that's marginal to commercial edtech /3
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