The Daily Grind, In Life in Classrooms – Reflection on P. Jackson’s Article

On page 6 The daily grind, in Life in Classrooms, author P. Jackson discussed the fuss elementary teachers make about classroom decorations and bulletin boards. I want to concentrate on the subtle gender stereotypes at play here. I had a chance to substitute in classrooms at every grade level for teachers of either gender. I … Continue reading The Daily Grind, In Life in Classrooms – Reflection on P. Jackson’s Article

Rural Schooling in Mobile Modernity: Returning to the Places I’ve Been – Review of Michael Corbett’s Article

As a teacher who has taught exclusively in rural locations, I found Michael Corbett’s journal article published in the Journal of Research in Rural Education deeply relatable. A person does not have to be a social scientist or doctoral level academic to observe how rural and urban residents are divided into social, economic, cultural and … Continue reading Rural Schooling in Mobile Modernity: Returning to the Places I’ve Been – Review of Michael Corbett’s Article