• Strickland & Strickland, "Education Begins with Philosphy" (copy)
  • TDW Maher (56-72) “You Probably Don’t Know...”
  • TDW Green (73-82) “My Uncle’s Guns”


  • BW chapter 3-4 (33-60)
  • MBW, Singer, (copy)

In class today, we will....

  • Discuss research topics of interest w/ class.
    • What are your questions?
    • Why are you interested in these questions?
    • What sources have you accessed, if any?
  • We will respond with constructive feedback, possible sources, etc.
  • Who are our students?
    • What issues were raised by Maher and Green that are valid concerns of BW teachers?
    • What questions/comments/concerns did you raise in your reading responses?
  • Constructivist Classroom
    • In what ways was your learning shaped by one of these philosophies of learning?
    • In what way(s) is public discourse about learning and writing shaped by these philosophies?
    • How has your college career been shaped?
    • What are the strengths and weaknesses of each philosophy, or the curriculum generated by a teacher believing in it?
  • Reading response revisited*
  • Exit slips?

Homework for 1/25

  • Read: BW chapter 3-4 (33-60)
  • Read: MBW, Singer, (copy)

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