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    The Complexion of Teaching and Learning - Episode 4: Colonization, Color, and the Courts

    The Complexion of Teaching and Learning - Episode 4: Colonization, Color, and the Courts

    In part one of this episode, host Brandon White (Twitter: @ClassroomB) takes us through the early to mid 20th century, leading up to the pivotal Brown v. Board decision, as educators and communities of color grapple with the nation’s expansion and how it challenges their ways of teaching and learning. The conversation continues to the "B-side" as he gets close and personal perspectives from Dr. Gail Perry-Ryder on her own journey as an educator and researcher.

    The following scholars and texts are featured in this episode:
    "Latino Education in the United States: A Narrated History from 1513–2000" by Victoria Maria-MacDonald
    "Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform" by Derrick Bell
    "The Lost Education of Horace Tate" by Vanessa Siddle Walker
    "Eugenics and Education in America: Institutionalized Racism and the Implications of History, Ideology, and Memory" by Ann Winfield
    "Learning in a Burning House: Educational Inequality, Ideology, and (Dis)Integration" by Sonya Douglass Horsford (Twitter: @SonyaHorsford)
    "Reclaiming the Multicultural Roots of U.S. Curriculum" by Wayne Au, Anthony Brown, and Dolores Calderon

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Complexion of Teaching and Learning - Episode 3 - "Separate...But Unequal..." Pt. 2

    The Complexion of Teaching and Learning - Episode 3 - "Separate...But Unequal..." Pt. 2

    Hosted by Brandon White (Twitter: @ClassroomB), ELA Specialist at UnboundEd, this episode of the series continues exploring the oppression, resilience, and contributions of Black, Asian, and Native American educators during a period of American segregation and expansion. It also features a b-side conversation with Lacey Robinson, president, and CEO of UnboundEd.

    The following scholars and texts are featured in this episode:
    "Red Pedagogy" by Sandy Grande
    "Self Taught: African American Education and Freedom" by Heather Andrea Williams
    "Indigenous and Decolonizing Studies in Education", Edited by Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Eve Tuck, and K. Wayne Yang
    "Hidden Provocateurs: Black Educators in a Century of Secret Struggle" by Vanessa Siddle Walker
    "The Lost Education of Horace Tate" by Vanessa Siddle Walker
    "Reclaiming the Multicultural Roots of U.S. Curriculum" by Wayne Au, Anthony Brown, and Dolores Calderon
    "Latino Education in the United States" by Victoria Maria MacDonald
    "The White Architects of Black Education" by William Watkins

    Editor's note: The New Teacher Project is referenced in the episode as "TNTP."

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Complexion Of Teaching And Learning Episode 2 - "Separate...But Unequal..."

    The Complexion Of Teaching And Learning Episode 2 - "Separate...But Unequal..."

    “The Complexion of Teaching and Learning” is a podcast docu-series in which we explore the historical, political, and professional insights and experiences of educators of color. The series is hosted by Brandon White (@ClassroomB on Twitter), an ELA Specialist for UnboundEd and former middle school ELA teacher and Restorative Practices educator for the Rochester City School District. Episode 2 discusses how education practices in different ethnic groups were oppressed by systemic racism.

    The following scholars and texts are featured in this episode:
    "Red Pedagogy" by Sandy Grande
    "Self Taught: African American Education and Freedom" by Heather Andrea Williams
    "Indigenous and Decolonizing Studies in Education", Edited by Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Eve Tuck, and K. Wayne Yang
    "Hidden Provocateurs: Black Educators in a Century of Secret Struggle" by Vanessa Siddle Walker
    "The Lost Education of Horace Tate" by Vanessa Siddle Walker
    "Reclaiming the Multicultural Roots of U.S. Curriculum" by Wayne Au, Anthony Brown, and Dolores Calderon
    "Latino Education in the United States" by Victoria Maria MacDonald
    "The White Architects of Black Education" by William Watkins

    • 1 hr 12 min
    The Complexion Of Teaching And Learning Episode 1 - "From Roots to Reconstruction"

    The Complexion Of Teaching And Learning Episode 1 - "From Roots to Reconstruction"

    “The Complexion of Teaching and Learning” is a podcast docu-series in which we explore the historical, political, and professional insights and experiences of educators of color. The series is hosted by Brandon White (Twitter: @ClassroomB), an ELA Specialist for UnboundEd and former middle school ELA teacher and Restorative Practices educator for the Rochester City School District. Episode 1 highlights the connections between Brandon’s experiences as an educator of color and the experience of black Educators before, during, and right after slavery.

    The following scholars and texts are featured in this episode:
    "Self Taught: African American Education and Freedom" by Heather Andrea Williams
    "Hidden Provocateurs: Black Educators in a Century of Secret Struggle" by Vanessa Siddle Walker
    "The Lost Education of Horace Tate" by Vanessa Siddle Walker
    "Schooling Citizens: The Struggle For African American Education in Antebellum America" by Hilary J. Moss
    "The Egyptian Philosophers: Ancient African Voices from Imhotep to Akhenaten" by Molefi Asante (Twitter: @Molefiasante)


    Editor's note: Heather Andrea Williams' novel is titled 'Self-Taught," as opposed to "Self-Care" referenced in the podcast.

    • 38 min
    The Revolution - Shakiela Richardson

    The Revolution - Shakiela Richardson

    The Revolution - Shakiela Richardson by UnboundEd

    • 3 min
    Equity, Language, and Learners with Sonja Bloetner

    Equity, Language, and Learners with Sonja Bloetner

    Sierah Tyson speaks with Sonja Bloetner, ESOL Supervisor at Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland, about equitable education for English learners.

    During her tenure as an educator, Sonja Bloetner taught a range of both Spanish and ESOL classes at the elementary and secondary levels. As an instructional specialist, she has also written curriculum for elementary ESOL students and developed professional development for both ESOL staff and administrators. She has presented several times at Teachers of Speakers of Other Languages conferences about professional development and curriculum development resources for district leaders for English learners. She seeks to inspire learning and innovate for excellence to improve outcomes for English learners.

    • 24 min

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