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[Xmca-l] Re: Teaching in social context



Huw,

No, what we are doing is teaching reading via language arts and vocabulary development.  The district i believe has adopted the parcc for their general assessment.


Dr. Paul C. Mocombe
President
The Mocombeian Foundation, Inc.
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-------- Original message --------
From: Huw Lloyd <huw.softdesigns@gmail.com> 
Date: 03/17/2015  3:49 PM  (GMT-05:00) 
To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <xmca-l@mailman.ucsd.edu> 
Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Teaching in social context 

Paul,

Are you contemplating posing a similarly structured test using different
cultural referents?

Huw



On 17 March 2015 at 17:36, 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.
>