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Dorothy Melo
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Bookworm, Musician, Theater Geek, College Student
Bookworm, Musician, Theater Geek, College Student

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"Empowering Education: Education is Politics" by Ira Shor
This week’s blog post on “Empowering
Education: Education is Politics” by Ira Shor is a Connections post. I found
this article a tough read so I will be using different resources to help me
make my connections. I believe Shor’s main
point in this article is...
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“Schooling Children with Down Syndrome” Main Argument
For this blog post I will be
discussing the main argument for Christopher Kliewer’s “Schooling Children with
Down Syndrome.” This article has two very powerful and moving arguments: A student with a disability should
not be segregated from other students. T...
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Promising Practices Reflection
Promising Practices Reflection           When I found out we needed to attend the Promising Practices
conference my first thought was “Yes! I’m going to attend a conference where I
can learn applications that I can bring into my future classroom!” I had ver...
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Stockings for Soldiers
Good Evening Everyone, I hope you all had a nice weekend. Since today is Veteran’s Day
I wanted to share something with you regarding our troops.  At work yesterday I learned
that a co-worker of mine participates in a program that gives stockings to
deploye...
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Separate is NOT Equal!
I was so happy when I learned that we would be discussing
Brown v. Board of Education this week in class. I have always had a deep
interest in this matter and didn’t really know where to start with researching
it further. The Electronic Field Trip   found o...
Separate is NOT Equal!
Separate is NOT Equal!
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Happy Halloween, Friends!
Have a BOOtiful day!! 
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This week’s blog post is on 3 quotes
from “In The Service of What? The Politics of Service Learning” by Joseph Kahne
and Joel Westheimer. “The experiential and interpersonal components of
service learning activities can achieve the first crucial step toward...
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Catching Up on Connections
Here is a list of connections that are missing from four of my previous posts:  1. "Amazing Grace" by Jonathan Kozol:        Jonathan Kozol, in Amazing
Graces, discusses the hardships that the families living in Mott Haven face
on a daily basis. One hardshi...
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Yes, I'm a Geek, so what? Not Everyone WANTS to be a Princess!
This reading, like every other one, is one I can personally
relate to. I had mixed feelings about this article at first. This made it
difficult to try and figure out what type of post I should write. Then I read Jocelyn’s post and decided to do an extended ...
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"Everyone Has a Right to the Tree of Life" REFLECTION piece on Kohl & Kahn
      I was originally going to do a comparison post for both
articles but this week’s Service Learning experience has shifted my post into a
reflection piece.      I walked into my last classroom of the day, which is an ELL
class. I sat down with my three ...
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