Yes. This Tina Turner classic and all time hit in playing in my ears as I am, ironically, reading Darder’s Teaching As An Act of Love and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to start my blog off this way! And yet… all humor aside, the song and readings pose an imperative question that isContinue reading “What’s Love Got to Do with It?”
Posts by Jennifer Kirsch:
If not all educators are called to be pedagogues, then how do we hold (or expect to hold) educator’s accountable for sound pedagogical practices in a global environment where everyone is barely treading water? On the flip side of this coin (as if it’s really a coin), is the question of where the collaboration existsContinue reading “Digital Pedagogy Group Post”
I will start off by saying how insightful and painful it was to read Decoding Digital Pedagogy. This isn’t because wither Stommel or Morris were reproachful of those generations of educators thrust into digital learning environments, but moreso their apt, yet scathing, review of the misconceptions surrounding the nuance of digital pedagogy. And I willContinue reading “The Handfasting of Education and the Digital”
I am going to start this post off with a YAAAAAAAS! I am super excited to be writing about problem based learning and case-based learning because this is my bailiwick! As both a student of education and a counselor, this is the bread and butter of how we learn our trade – particularly in counselorContinue reading “Inhabiting the Liminal Spaces”
When I think of this topic, I am hearkened (such a lofty word, no?) to my time as a Master’s student and taking my first ever class on multiculturalism. In all my undergraduate years, I cannot recall a single class that discussed cultural, racial and ethnic inclusivity in the classroom or how to attend toContinue reading “Inclusive Pedagogy”
When I sit and contemplate on growing into the authentic version of who I am as an educator, visions of my own anxiety and developmental milestones come to life. Of both the readings, Dr. Deel’s “Finding My Teaching Voice” touched me the most because I could hear the echoes of my own concerns in herContinue reading “Authentically Jenny: The Process of Unraveling and Becoming”
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