Monthly Archives: July 18, 2016

Caliban oh, Caliban!

Caliban oh, Caliban!

As part of a professional development session we offered about racial identity and how that relates to teaching, we discussed Caliban from Shakespeare’s The Tempest. We analyzed him as the first indigenous person in the Western literary imagination. We thought about how he was represented and made modern day connections.   Watch the short clip… Read more

Goodies

Goodies

This is an ever-growing list of resources we recommend. They can help to develop a theoretical framework from which to operate in order to successfully create safe and inclusive classroom spaces for students. Articles Jackson, Karen Keaton. “Chapter 9: The Power of Their Texts by David E. Kirkland.”¬†Closing the Gap English Educators Address the Tensions… Read more