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Welcome! We are Jenny and Aimee, two teachers in the greater Seattle area. Our mission is to create a space for scholars and teachers to collaborate on pedagogical practices. We are currently studying under scholar and all-around-great person Kimberly B. George, and we would like to share what we are learning with the teaching community. With Kimberly, we are studying the field of intersectionality, scholarly feminist texts, ethnic studies, and a lot more.

Theory Meets Practice: A Podcast for Teachers Jennifer Castillo & Aimee O'Donnell

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Welcome! We are Jenny and Aimee, two teachers in the greater Seattle area. Our mission is to create a space for scholars and teachers to collaborate on pedagogical practices. We are currently studying under scholar and all-around-great person Kimberly B. George, and we would like to share what we are learning with the teaching community. With Kimberly, we are studying the field of intersectionality, scholarly feminist texts, ethnic studies, and a lot more.

    Indigenous Feminism Workshop

    Indigenous Feminism Workshop

    This workshop introduced the idea of Indigenous Feminism to our faculty. We decided to narrow our focus to Leanne Betasamosake Simpson's definitions of Indigenous theory and knowledge production.

    • 34 min
    The Borderlands Workshop

    The Borderlands Workshop

    In this workshop, we focused excerpts from Gloria Anzaldúa's Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza. Specifically, we defined and discussed her theories of the borderland and mestiza consciousness.

    • 33 min
    Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Culturally Responsive Teaching

    n this workshop, we focused on two texts: Dr. AnaLouise Keating's "Beyond Intersectionality" from her book Transformation Now!: Toward a Post-Oppositional Politics of Change and Rosario Morales's "We're All in the Same Boat" from the anthology This Bridge Called My Back.

    • 30 min
    Fostering Relationships at the Beginning of the Year Workshop

    Fostering Relationships at the Beginning of the Year Workshop

    Today we discuss our most recent workshop for faculty about fostering relationships at the beginning of the school year using culturally responsive teaching methods.

    • 36 min
    Resistance Workshop

    Resistance Workshop

    This workshop focused on resistance as shown through feminist art. We watched clips from Beyonce's Netflix documentary Homecoming and viewed some of Mikael Owunna's incredible photos from is "Infinite Essence" series.

    • 36 min
    Labor Workshop 2

    Labor Workshop 2

    This workshop continued on the subject of labor. We reviewed definitions, read and discussed Virginia Woolf, and reflected on our own labor in the classroom.

    • 31 min

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