PED 2102 P Class Schedule, 2009 Fall Semester
9 September 2009

Counting Fs: A Simulation Exercise

Distribution of Course Outlines

Overview of & Introduction to PED 3102 P


Assignment
Read “Transcription of the 2005 Kenyon College Commencement Address” by David Foster Wallace and complete Individual Assignment #1.
16 September 2009

Unpacking and Understanding the Counting Fs simulation.

Wiki Review with Ann Hemingway

Review & Discussion of 2005 Kenyon College Commencement Address by David Foster Wallace

Division into Small Working Groups and Distribution of Initiating Reading Folders


Due Date for Individual Assignment #1

Assignment
Read “Reinventing Teaching” by Deborah Meier & “The Seven Lesson Schoolteacher” by John Taylor Gatto
23 September 2009

Review and Discussion of “Reinventing Teaching” by Deborah Meier & “The Seven Lesson Schoolteacher” by John Taylor Gatto

Distinguishing schooling from education – What does schooling do?

Nomos & Idiotes


Assignment
Read “Induction or Seduction? Postmodern Patterns of Preparing to Teach” by Andy Hargreaves & Noreen Jacka
30 September 2009

Review and Discussion of “Induction or Seduction? Postmodern Patterns of Preparing to Teach” by Andy Hargreaves & Noreen Jacka

Distribute & Review Individual Assignment #2 Work Sheet

Screening of Ciao Professore!

7 October 2009

Research Workshop with Education Librarian Ann Hemingway followed by tour of Morisset Library Reference Room and Stacks

Review and Discussion of Ciao Professore! & second assignment Work Sheet

SWG work (as time permits)


Assignment
Read “Silent Snow, Secret Snow” by Conrad Aiken
14 October 2009

Review & Discussion of “Silent Snow, Secret Snow” by Conrad Aiken

Screening of Silent Snow, Secret Snow

SWG work (as time permits)


Due Date for Individual Assignment #2

Assignment
Read “The Playground” by Ray Bradbury
21 October 2009

Review and discussion of “The Playground” by Ray Bradbury

Popular Culture: Media Representations of Students, Teachers, and Schooling

SWG work (as time permits)

4 November 2009

SWG Presentations – Groups 1-3

Fairness and Classroom Assessment: Guest Speaker Robin Tierney

Review of case study “Who Is to Assess” (see course reader)

9 December 2009

SWG Presentations – Groups 4-6

Screening of The Man Who Planted Trees – A Metaphor for Teaching

16 December 2009

SWG Presentations – Groups 7-9

Achieving Closure: An Overview of the Semester


Due Date: Final Assignment, Electronic Research Essay Newsletter (hardcopy submission and Wiki posting)