Posted on Aug 05, 2010 - 06:56 PM by Zuleka Irvin in Op-EducationI read two articles today that lifted and sank my heart. The first was an article in ODE Magazine ("for intelligent optimists") written by Thomas Armstrong. It was an excerpt from his book, "Neurodiversity: Exploring the Extraordinary Gifts of Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and Other Brain Differences." The second was an education article by Our Weekly, a newspaper about current events in the African American community that circulates in my town. The title of that article is, "California's Education Transformation: New standards, programs, and funds introduced."
Posted on Dec 24, 2010 - 09:26 PM by Zuleka Irvin in PulseAt my school, Green Mountain College, I gained acceptance into what is known as the “Progressive Program”. It is one of the opportunities at my school to “chart [my] own course of study”. At my school there are four core “environmental liberal arts” classes: Images of Nature, Voices of Community, Dimensions of Nature, and Voices of Community. These courses are meant to prepare me with a liberal arts education in the context of environmental conscientiousness. However, there are seven smaller “ELA” classes that I am no longer required to take as a Progressive Program Student (PPS). As a PPS I will keep a traditional Art major, while also incorporating studies of education, philosophy,... Reporting on Education
Posted on Jan 31, 2011 - 09:16 AM by Zuleka Irvin in Op-EducationFor my "Writing for Media" course, I need to follow a "beat." Unlike general news reporting, doing a news-beat involves continuously covering a specific topic. That means an in-depth understanding is required. One beat is the minimum for my class, although I thought of two issues. The first I thought to do is coverage of my school's organic farm. I attend meetings every week where important announcements are made, and I do farm chores five times a week. I think that the farm (and its connection to the school's food system and the local community) is a topic narrow enough for me to do small (unpublished) news stories. However...
Posted on Feb 10, 2011 - 07:56 AM by Kristan Morrison in democracy.eduI missed my January posting because I temporarily lost my vision; not literally, for I still had my eyesight, but my philosophical vision of what I am trying to do with my life in the field of education.
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