Current Connection 4

Shaina Kuper             For this week’s Current Connection LC2 prepared, it was based off the text of, “Wide Awakeness and the Moral life”, written by M. Greene. This topic is very interesting to me because of it is completely relatable for almost all students today.             Throughout the assigned reading, there were many main themesContinue reading “Current Connection 4”

Current Connection 3

For this weeks current connection 4, we unfortunately did not get to present because of absences. In this post, I will describe to you what we wish we had presented. For Current Connection with LC2 with the article of, “Native Americans: Deculturalization. Schooling, and Globalization”. which was written by Joel Spring. Within the article whichContinue reading “Current Connection 3”

Learning Experience 4

On Tuesday, April 20th, my group, LC2, prepared a learning experience for that class. Our reading was called, “Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement”, written by Kiersten Greene and Jean Anyon. There were many themes developed by the authors who wrote the article and many themes that they tried to make standout toContinue reading “Learning Experience 4”


Every Thursday, I attend JCU Lobo Lab with fellow classmates from John Carroll University and other kids from surrounding school districts, primarily being 6th through 8th grade. For most of the service days for the past couple of weeks, there has only been one child who has shown up which has resulted in making reflectionsContinue reading “Service”

Learning Experience 3

Shaina Kuper             For this week’s learning experience with LC 2, we were assigned the reading of, “But I’m Not Gay”: What Straight Teachers Need to Know about Queer Theory”, as it was written by Elizabeth J. Meyer. There were many ideas throughout the article that Meyer explains and elaborates on. One theme she explainsContinue reading “Learning Experience 3”

Current Connection 2

Shaina Kuper             For this week’s learning experience, conducted by LC 3, we were assigned to read, “But That’s Just Good Teaching! The Case for Culturally Relevant Pedagogy”, written by G. Ladson-Billings. The assigned reading mainly described the teaching of incorporating culture into an education system. The reading also exclaimed that there were many themesContinue reading “Current Connection 2”

Learning Experience 2 (LC 2)

Shaina Kuper             For this week’s Learning Experience that LC2 presented, we read the article of, “The Radical Supreme Court Decision That America Forgot”, written by Will Stancil on May 29th, 2018. Throughout the article, Will Stancil created a question to the audience reading of “why isn’t this court case talked about more?”. The articleContinue reading “Learning Experience 2 (LC 2)”

Current Connection

Shaina Kuper             For class this week, we have been discussing the idea of neoliberalism. Neoliberalism is associated with economic liberalism and free-market capitalism. While this structure and idea has come about in an economic way, it also is a big factor in our education system. Neoliberals believe in privatization of public schools, while alsoContinue reading “Current Connection”

LC2 Learning Experience

For this week’s learning experience, LC2 was assigned the reading of John Dewey’s,” My Pedagogic Creed. Throughout the reading, Dewey brings out his ideas for his ideal education style. He shares his three articles in which he believes how schools should be teaching. One article titled, “What Education is”, explains how education should be through the social and interactions of people.Continue reading “LC2 Learning Experience”

Class Survey

I prefer to be called Shaina. My preferred pronouns are she/her. I am from Rochester, New York and I live in a town called Pittsford. 3. I would love to teach either 8th or 9th grade math. 4. I have played soccer all my life but decided not to continue with it since it would’veContinue reading “Class Survey”


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