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Sarah Whiston
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Here's a link to our final service learning project. Sarah Whiston and Mariah Caldwell
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"Unified Starts with U"- Event Blog
                                               On April 15, 2013 I attended an event at my high school in Tiverton. As two students senior projects, the put together a unified basketball game. The unified teams already existed, and our school has always bee...
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Connections to "Empowering Education: Critical Teaching for Social Change", by Ira Shor
          I know a lot of people will be doing a connections blog post this week, but I also think it is a great way to sum up our semester."Empowering Education: Critical Teaching for Social Change", by Ira Shor was a very informative article. I was consta...
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Schooling Children with Down Syndrome, Christopher Kliewer
Hyperlinks:                                                                                 I really enjoyed reading this article, the beginning required a bit of rereading, but the topics discussed were really eye opening, and the stories incorporated in i...
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Literacy with an Attitude, Finn
Connections This article was probably the hardest one so far for me to get through, even harder than Delpit. It wasn't just because of the excessive length, but also I found the content to be a bit boring and repetitive.            The major points that I g...
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Segregation is NOT Equal: Brown vs. Board of Education
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    Throughout many of my years in school, I have learned about Brown
vs. the Board of Education and the desegregation of schools. The American
history website was able to provide all lot of great information about some...
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Kahne and Westheimer, In the Service of What?
Reflection           I found that this article was very interesting, and informative. It gave me a new perspective on how to think about service learning. Moral/social, political, and intellectual are the reason for service learning that were discussed with...
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Unlearning the Myths that Bind Us, Linda Christensen
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    First I would like to just start of by saying that I really
enjoyed reading this article, I was engaged in it the entire time. Christensen
made amazing points that I related to completely. It also upset me because I
realized how ...
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Safe Spaces
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In the piece "Safe Spaces", the authors argue about the importance of
incorporating LGBT into the curriculum and communication within the classroom.
By doing this, it will make those people who associate themselves with LGBT
feel com...
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"Aria" by Richard Rodriguez
Quotes- "What they seem not to recognize is that, as a socially
disadvantaged child, I considered Spanish to be a private language. What I
needed to learn in school was that I had the right and the
obligation-to speak the public language of los grillgos."  ...
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