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Essence Harrison
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Service Learning Theory Connection # 3
Quote &Explanation- “ Those with power are frequently least
aware of – or least willing to acknowledge – its existence. Those with less
power and often most aware of its existence”. (Delpit 24). This quote tells me
that some white people do understand that ...

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Service Learning Theory Connection # 2- Peggy McIntosh
  Peggy
McIntosh ’s article on White Privilege has helped me challenge every
situation and every person who happens to argue that race is hardly ever a
factor when it comes to court proceedings, confrontation(s) with law enforcement,
access to resources and...

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Ira Shor- Empowering Education (Connections)
The first connection I made to this
week’s reading was to Finn
and Oakes . Finn and Oakes talked about tracking. They said tracking creates
a low performing working class education. Once you get rid of tracking you can lead kids towards
an empowering educat...

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Ira Shor- Empowering Education (Connections)
The first connection I made to
this week’s reading was to Finn
and Oakes . Finn and Oakes talked about tracking. They said tracking creates
a low performing working class education. Once you get rid of tracking you can
lead kids towards an empowering educat...

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Reflection on the Met Exhibitions
Earlier this week, I attended two exhibitions at the Met on Public Street. Monday was designed for Shayna, a freshman who is passionate about nails and aspires to one day become a nail technician. Now I arrived 9 am that morning but Khalie told me Shayna ha...

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This week's assigned reading, Citizenship in School: Re conceptualizing Down Syndrome by Christopher Kliewer made me realize that more school districts need more teachers like Shayne. Teachers who are willing to go toe to toe with certain members of society...

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Literacy with an attitude- Connections
The reading this week by Patrick J. Flinn Literacy with an Attitude   connected to
multiple authors we have studied thus far. There were statements made by Flinn that Lisa Delpit would agree with and there were statements made that could be connected to Jo...

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Brown vs Board of Education and Tim Wise
I think that people who say racism no longer exists in American are
confusing “racism” with “segregation.” Although segregation of blacks
and whites in American has disappeared  due to several momentous events,
racism is still very much present, as Tim W...

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Private Violence Documentary: Connection/Delpit, Kozol, and Khane and Westheimer
       As some of you may already know I
work at the Women's Center on campus. Some of   our top goals are; to spread awareness around not only around the RIC
community but the outside community as well about inequalities between   men and women, providing ...

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Event #1- Central High Schools' Control Management Session
   Last
Friday, I decided to go to Central High School to participate in a Control Management workshop to
learn how the advisors deal with inappropriate behavior. From eight in the
morning until twelve in the afternoon, I listened to different advisors talk...
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