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Test for Student

My EDU 308 students are writing web essays. I am testing embedding google maps into a WordPress post for them. View Hartford CT in a larger map Continue reading

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Public School Choice Facilitation

Facilitation Questions for 10/31/12 (Facilitators: Hollyn and Pauline)   1. (a) In what ways do the goals of Sheff and Hartford Public Schools conflict with one another? (b) Why is this the case if both remedies serve to increase Hartford … Continue reading Continue reading

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Public School Choice Facilitation

Facilitation Questions for 10/31/12 (Facilitators: Hollyn and Pauline)   1. (a) In what ways do the goals of Sheff and Hartford Public Schools conflict with one another? (b) Why is this the case if both remedies serve to increase Hartford … Continue reading Continue reading

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Sheff I and Sheff II

1. What were the goals of Sheff I?         What happened as a result of Sheff I?  Who, if anyone, benefitted from the results of Sheff I?                           … Continue reading Continue reading

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Facilitation Questions–Amanda, Kerry, Mary: 10-17-2012

Facilitation Questions 1)   Marianne Lado describes her experience of living in Westport, CT and the uneasy feeling she had about the contrasts that existed between her hometown and Bridgeport: “In physics class we got on the subject of SAT scores. … Continue reading Continue reading

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School Choice in Suburbia Reading Questions

1. According to the Shopping for Homes and Schools article, what factors determined where the West Hartford parents that were interviewed sent their kids to school?  Were you surprised by the findings? 2. What are the limitations of the data … Continue reading Continue reading

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How to Google+ Hangout

I am writing this informal how to guide for the students who are in the class I am TAing this semester. Next week, they have their first large writing assignment due and I want to be available to  help them over the weekend.  1. Go to Google+ homepag… Continue reading

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Facilitation Questions

Discussion Questions for Wednesday September 19, 2012 by Genevieve Uslander and Richelle Benjamin What is Opportunity Mapping and why is it important? Please list the factors that contribute to educational opportunity, economic opportunity and neighborhood opportunity. Take the aforementioned factors … Continue reading Continue reading

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Massey and Denton Reading Questions

Discussion questions on Massey & Denton, American Apartheid (1993), chapters 2-4 from Jack and Fionnuala 1) The authors argue that the level of racial segregation in US cities has increased over time, and is more severe in recent decades than it wa… Continue reading

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