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Journal Review: Content-Specific (English)

West’s article, “Weblogs and literary responses: Socially situated identities and hybrid social languages in English class blogs,” is a detailed account of the juxtaposition of academic literary study and online posting.  She draws three students from her class and utilizes … Continue reading

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Journal Review: Student Diversity

This particular entry will require an introduction of its own, as I believe it to be part of a larger issue that is very hot these days.  I need to preface this by stating that I am a second-generation American … Continue reading

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Journal Review: Balanced Literacy

Danielle V. Dennis’ article, “’I’m Not Stupid’: How Assessment Drives (In)Appropriate Reading Instruction,” shows the drawback to standardized testing because of generalized results.  While some students struggle on tests pertaining to verbal aptitude, her experiences lead her to contend with … Continue reading

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Journal Review: Classroom Management

In his article, “Discipline or Punish?  Some Suggestions for School Policy and Teacher Practice,” Yang provides a comparative analysis of the words “discipline” and “punishment” in the context of how it affects student education.  Having conducted his own study across … Continue reading

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Journal Review: Introduction

As a graduate student, the bulk of my assignments for class were journal reviews, where an article from an educational journal was read and a reaction was submitted based on the class’ theme.  There are five, in all, here: Learning … Continue reading

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