3.6 identity post
Updated: 8/10/2020
3.6 identity post

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  • "Reality Pedagogy": actively valuing students' expertise on their lives, communities, ways of learning
  • Learning shapes identity and identity shapes learning
  • appearance, interests, learning style too!
  • career aspirations circles we belong to culture/country language spoken personality
  • co-teaching and identity texts/webs too!
  • student voice choice differentiation student work feedback
  • Identity think-abouts
  • -have high expectations-celebrate student achievement-have texts/resources that accurately & positively reflect their culture (and contributions)-community engagement-believe in them-support through hands-on, teamwork, visual organizers, and time to think and respond
  • Identity is complex and multi-faceted.
  • In other words, co-own the class with your students!
  • Where do I go from here?
  • Teachers can "see and hear" student identity in a variety of ways.
  • What's next?
  • A teacher's checklist to engage & honour FNMI student identities
  • One final thought: don't insist on "a class being structured one way, with a single measure of success, and materials created from one viewpoint".
  • For more information, see the author's post!