Category: Classroom Teaching, Critical Exploration

Conversations and Community

Sometimes I’m lucky enough to overhear a conversation that fits a question I’ve been carrying around. Maybe due to my sense of murkiness on the topic, I’m drawn to listen but reluctant to join. If I’m really lucky, the conversation helps clarify my thinking…

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Category: Classroom Teaching, Critical Exploration

“What Do You Notice?”

Within the approach of critical exploration, we often begin teaching about a subject matter by creating an encounter with a carefully chosen object of study that is drawn from or somehow embodies the subject matter we want to teach. The object of study is a primary source —

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