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[Xmca-l] Re: Teaching in social context



I figured as much.
Sounds like Liberian rural education of the 1960's all over again.
mike

On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 10:29 AM, Dr. Paul C. Mocombe <
pmocombe@mocombeian.com> wrote:

> Mike,
>
> No tv in the classrooms.  Broward County has extended the teaching
> day...the students are in class from 7:30-3:30...then they have remedial
> reading from 3:30-5:15.  Technically, the school has been an F school for
> three years.  It is due to be shut down this year.
>
>
> Dr. Paul C. Mocombe
> President
> The Mocombeian Foundation, Inc.
> www.mocombeian.com
> www.readingroomcurriculum.com
> www.paulcmocombe.info
>
> <div>-------- Original message --------</div><div>From: mike cole <
> mcole@ucsd.edu> </div><div>Date:03/17/2015  1:13 PM  (GMT-05:00)
> </div><div>To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <xmca-l@mailman.ucsd.edu>
> </div><div>Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Teaching in social context </div><div>
> </div>Greg--- Not to mention people being caught in the rude.
>
> Seems like the grumpy quality of the narrative is being picked up on, but
> hard to tell.
>
> *The Secret Garden* is antiquarian by American standards, having appeared
> in the latter part of the 1900's. I note there is a modern TV series about
> it.
>
> Paul - Would it be permissible to incorporate some of the TV, so the kids
> get a richer interpretive object and mix it with reading?
>
> mike
>
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 10:01 AM, Greg Mcverry <jgregmcverry@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > A hoe, a gardener named weatherstaff  and a mistress, Oh how meaning
> could
> > be misconstrued. And I am not even considering the mansion which few of
> > your wife's students have any real cultural reference point.
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 12:54 PM Dr. Paul C. Mocombe <
> > pmocombe@mocombeian.com> wrote:
> >
> > > My wife teaches 3rd grade at an inner-city school.  Today the students
> > > were tested on a district-wide mock test and they came across the
> > attached
> > > passage.  Half the class came up to her, and said that they can not
> read
> > > the passage bcuz they are cursing in it...
> > >
> > >
> > > Dr. Paul C. Mocombe
> > > President
> > > The Mocombeian Foundation, Inc.
> > > www.mocombeian.com
> > > www.readingroomcurriculum.com
> > > www.paulcmocombe.info
> >
>
>
>
> --
> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
> that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
>



-- 
It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
that creates history. Ernst Boesch.