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Learning From Schools in Other Countries

This was something I wrote for a class on multiculturalism in education, based on an article from the anthology Annual Editions- Education. The main idea of this article is the need for those involved in education in the United States … Continue reading

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The Four Major Curriculum Styles

This was something I wrote for my class on Multiculturalism in Education in response to an article that summarized the four main curriculum styles: Linear Thinkers, Holists, Laissez-Faire advocates and critical theorists. Author Donna Miller’s takeaway is that teachers should be … Continue reading

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Common Core in New York and Kentucky

This was something I wrote for a class on multiculturalism in Education. It was a response to a Vox Article: 3 reasons Common Core is especially controversial in New York. The main takeaway is that New York suffered from inconvenient timing, … Continue reading

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Reflections on Multiculturalism in Education

This was my final paper for a class on multiculturalism in education. There are currently two conflicting developments within the field of education. On the one hand, policies such as No Child Left Behind and Common Core have demonstrated a … Continue reading

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A Lifeskills Class for African American Boys

This was something I wrote for a class on multiculturalism in Education, in response to an article on the success of a special program in a California High School aimed at African American male students, with a greater emphasis on … Continue reading

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Assessments

This was something I wrote for a class on Education. The most important element of an effective assessment seems to be the information it provides. An assessment isn’t particularly useful if it doesn’t demonstrate what a student knows, and where … Continue reading

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Concerns About English Language Learners

This was a final essay for one of my classes when I was going for my Education masters. If I wrote it now, I’d have some additional paragraphs on the troubles with students who speak unconventional languages such as Mixtec, … Continue reading

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