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This article describes a vision of social class–sensitive pedagogy aimed at disrupting endemic classism in schools. The authors claim that educators may unwittingly alienate the very students they hope to inspire, cause for serious inquiry into what a social class–sensitive pedagogy might entail. This manuscript highlights five interrelated principles that provide insights to what research tells us and how it can be used in K–12 and teacher education.
Updated: Sep. 17, 2013
Critically-Oriented Pedagogical Tact: Learning about and through our Compulsions as Teacher Educators
The work of critical teacher education centers on making sure future teachers learn to be critically-oriented practitioners. In this article, the author asserts that this sort of learning must first begin with the critical teacher educators themselves, and that much of the most fruitful learning manifests itself in the teacher educator’s compulsions.
Updated: Jul. 30, 2012
In the phenomenological study from which this theoretical article derives, 18 middle school teachers were asked to describe moments when they recognized and responded to a student who did not understand something during an instructional activity. Based on his data analysis, the author identified an essential meaning structure and 10 patterns of meaning that describe the structure. In this article the author explicates the essential meaning structure, highlights the patterns of meaning which were identified, and then illuminates one of the four patterns of meaning specifically related to recognition - perceiving body language. In doing so, the author could then reflect theoretically and practically on this aspect.
Updated: Jan. 31, 2010