Finding Room in the Classroom for Every Voice

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Finding Room in the Classroom for Every Voice
Third grader discussing her photo inspired by Carrie Mae Weems’ Kitchen Table Series. Courtesy of the author. My classroom is a semblance of organized chaos; I enjoy the energy of a busy, vocal classroom. Numerous teaching styles and classroom cultures exist, but I believe that their goals should be the expression of our students’ ideas […]
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Agency in the Classroom: Who Makes the Decisions?

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Agency in the Classroom: Who Makes the Decisions?
The word agency describes the capacity of a person to act in a given environment. By analogy, it could be the capacity of a student artist to create in the art classroom. But who makes the art-making decisions in that environment? Is it my job, as the teacher, to decide what will get made and […]
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