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Half the Sky

Hey everybody, I don't really know if this has any place in this Ecological Imaginings class, but maybe if we can imagine the preservation of women to be a form of ecology, not unlike the preservation of all plant life, animal life.

I just wanted to call everyone's attention to this excellent documentary currently being shown on PBS on Mon & Tues nights at 9:00 PM.  I imagine you guys have lots of time to watch films, yeah!  But this is an amazing series.

"Half the Sky" about gender based violence.

Here's the link to the first & second segment:

http://video.pbs.org/video/2283557115   

http://video.pbs.org/video/2283558278

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Empowering Teaching Assistant by Expanding Duties and Responsibilities

Joanne Townsend

A reflection on how teaching assistantship can be improved to benefit the students, the professor and also the T.A.

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Taking the Time

 

Becky Strattan

This essay focuses on the concept of ignorance and how one can overcome it by being aware of other people's different points of view than one's very own.

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(Formerly) Traditional Students in the Revolutionary System

Sky Stegall

An exposition which supports being a revolutionary mentor or teacher, and talks about the challenges encountered by such a nontraditional approach.

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Building relationships with, and learning from, classroom teachers

Emily Schneider-Krzys

The author shares her experience on being a student-teacher and learning from the teachers in the classrooms she has been placed in.

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Adult Learners: The Promises of Voluntary Education

 

Amie Claire Raymond

A paper which explores the voluntary, continuous learning of adults. At the end, the author suggests methods for extra-classroom teaching.

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The Importance of Team Teaching/Collaboration Among Extra-Classroom Teachers

 

Caitlin O’Keefe

 

The following treatise explores the concepts of team teaching and extra-classroom teaching.

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Extra-Classroom Teachers As Role Models

Samantha Martinez

Children…are in need of role models, and take them from all areas that are close at hand, whether mass media, parents, or their teachers.

Daniel Rose

 

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Technology as a Medium for Learning

Lauren Maksym 

This student advocates for the usefulness of technology in the process of educating.

 

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