From Professor Steve Stemler, co-coordinator for Education Studies:
This week we have two more education-related talks that you are all invited to attend. Details are listed below:
Tuesday 4/3/18, 2:00-2:50pm, Usdan University Center, Room 108
Dr. David Nurenberg, Lesley University
Inquiry and Irony: The impasse in American public education and how we got here
Thursday, 4/5/18, 3:00-3:50pm, Fisk Hall, Room 122
Dr. Eli Keane, Michigan State University
What counts as school knowledge?
- In this presentation, Dr. Kean will discuss ideology in curriculum and what counts as school knowledge. We will explore how these factors influence the achievement gap and point to the need for alternatives to dominant approaches to schooling, such as critical pedagogy and culturally relevant pedagogy.