Write up on Boys Dont Cry
This was a very powerful movie and it had a big effect on me. I know that in most places
homophobia is normalized but to see scenes that actually show it happening was very shocking.
In the movie when everyone r
Self- Reflective Analysis
During my time in this course I have learned a lot about diversity and how it can have a
huge impact on a classroom. In my opinion the ultimate goal of this course is to learn how to
create an anti- bias cur
1.) I noticed many differences in this magazine from the publications that I normally
read. It was a bit shocking to realize that in the magazines I read most of the pictures only
feature white models and celebrities. Nor
Amazing Grace Paper
1.) Throughout my reading of the novel Amazing Grace by Jonathan Kozol I felt many
different emotions about the situations I was reading about. I think a main emotion that I
felt during reading was shock. Th
Heroes and Holidays Section 3
Article 1: Photo Picture Cards: A Key Tool for an Anti Bias Classroom (Page, 211)
1.) This article is about how photo picture cards can be used to help teachers create an anti- bias
classroom. These picture
Beyond Heroes and Holidays Section 2
Article 1: Arab Stereotypes and American Educators (Page 138)
1.) The major points of this article are how Arab students are affected by the stereotypes
associated with their race and culture. Especia
Beyond Heroes and Holidays Section 1
Article 1: Growing Up Gay By: Katherine Whitelock
1.) The major points of this article are all about how society views and ostracizes people who
are gay. The article states how gay and lesbian youth struggle to feel ac
Heroes and Holidays
Article 1: School Mascots (Page, 366)
1.) This article is about how Native American references are used with school and team mascots.
The point of the article is how it is offensive to their race because mas
Heroes and Holidays Section 5
Article 1: Holidays: An Anti- Bias Approach (Page, 377)
1.) This article is about how to create an anti- bias approach to celebrating holidays in the
classroom. It says how some teachers adopt a no holiday p
Movie 1: Signs
1.) Are there women in the movie?
Yes there are three women throughout the movie. The sheriff, the mother and the
2.) Do they have Names?
Not all of the women characters in the movie have names.
Job Corps Paper
During my time at Job Corps I learned many lessons for my teaching career. I think one
of the most important was there are many different ways of teaching something so that a student
can understand it. I think this wa
School Board Report
I attended the school board meeting on March 20th, 2013 at Riverside Elementary School
in the Oneonta school district. This is the first school board meeting I have ever attended.
Before this I never really thought ab
Explanation of how activity fosters childrens learning
The math activity I created has many elements that foster childrens learning. The
activity I created has to do with the numbers and operations category of math learning for
For the parent interview I interviewed my friend Bonafacios mom. They came to the
United States from the Philippines when he was in third grade. As a child with limited English
being put into a mainstream classroom was a
3rd Grade State Test Comparison Paper
Taking the two tests for third graders was a very eye opening experience for me. By
taking these two tests I could see the types of questions and skills that are asked of third graders.
I noticed the