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[Xmca-l] Re: Teaching in social context



Hi Paul and Greg,
Have you ever seen this piece by the late Jean Anyon?
Even though it was written in 1981, it is strikingly relevant
to your present focus on class reproduction and the linguistic structures
of "schooling".
http://www.appstate.edu/~jacksonay/rcoe/anyon.pdf

Robert

On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 1:46 PM, Greg Mcverry <jgregmcverry@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Just get back issues of Highlight magazines. That is where many of the
> stories for tests were licensed from.
>
> To be fair, this is a snippet of test prep that could have come from any
> number of publishers. See this often in the media where a single item is
> conflated to, "See how bad CCSS, SBAC, and PARCC are?"
>
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 1:40 PM Dr. Paul C. Mocombe <
> pmocombe@mocombeian.com>
> wrote:
>
> > By the way, I recently was given permission to work with the school...so
> I
> > am looking to test my mismatch of linguistic structure and social class
> > function hypothesis with my wife's school and three others in the area.
> >
> >
> > 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.
> >
>



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*Robert Lake  Ed.D.*Associate Professor
Social Foundations of Education
Dept. of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading
Georgia Southern University
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