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Cultural Logic CFP: Learning Vietnam, Again

Cultural Logic Call for Manuscripts Learning Vietnam, Again Edited by: Rich Gibson, San Diego State University E. Wayne Ross, University of British Columbia January 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the Tet uprising in Vietnam. While American elites belittled Tet … Continue reading

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Students and Teachers! The Unasked Question: Why Have School?

Rich Gibson, guest blogger, asks Why Have School? Dear Students and School Workers, Perhaps you can challenge your friends, teachers, and colleagues, or maybe torment the worst one, with a little exercise I use at the beginning of every class: … Continue reading

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‘Reclaiming the School as Pedagogic Form’

Institute for Critical Education Studies Faculty of Education University of British Columbia Public Lecture ‘Reclaiming the School as Pedagogic Form’ Dr. Jan Masschelein (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) May 12, 2015 12:00 – 2:00pm Scarfe 1214 (Education Building, UBC Vancouver)  In my … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism and the Degradation of Education (Alternate Routes, Vol. 26)

Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research VOL 26 (2015) NEOLIBERALISM AND THE DEGRADATION OF EDUCATION Edited by Carlo Fanelli, Bryan Evans Contributors to this anthology trace how neoliberalism has impacted education. These effects range from the commercialization and quasi-privatization of pre-school … Continue reading

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The lighter side of teacher evaluation, with Jim Popham #VAM #TestScoresUpYours #5HourPedagogy

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Teach for India (Canada, America, …) and marketizing public education

“Hallelujah The Saviors are Here” Rachel Smith (2012) [We] only see them for two years, because we are a stepping stone to their prep schools, where they can share their experience about the inner city blues. All their stories start … Continue reading

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‘Out of the Ruins’: The Emergence of New Radical Informal Learning Spaces

Below is a call for chapters that is sure be of interest to folks interested in both resisting the authoritarian, hierarchical, and standardizing approaches to education that dominant public education and creating new radical informal spaces for learning. Rob Harworth … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: NETWORKED REALMS AND HOPED-FOR FUTURES: a trans-generational dialogue

CALL FOR PAPERS NETWORKED REALMS AND HOPED-FOR FUTURES: a trans-generational dialogue During the past decades, people from all walks of life – educators, information scientists, geeks, writers, film makers etc. – envisioned various futures for the relationships between education and … Continue reading

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New issue of Critical Education: Consumers or Critical Citizens? Financial Literacy Education and Freedom

Critical Education Vol 3 No 6 http://ojs.library.ubc.ca/index.php/criticaled/article/view/182350 Consumers or Critical Citizens? Financial Literacy Education and Freedom Chris Arthur Toronto District School Board Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto Abstract Given the recent and ongoing economic crisis and … Continue reading

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Chomsky on Dewey

Here’s a very brief clip that gets to the heart of John Dewey’s thought on schools and society.

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