"She [Lynn Gatto] has relationships with them [her students] as they grow into adulthood, and she can talk with them about the ways that they understand themselves in relation to others, to institutions, to their families, to their communities, as well as how they maintain a sense of activism and agency as they move through school and beyond."We've talked about Lynn's classroom quite a bit and it is interesting to note that she can have these relationships with her students because they have a long-term connection with her because she teaches them for three years. Do you see this as something that should become more popular? Should teachers in elementary schools work with the same teacher for years or can this type of relationship be formed in just one. Would Lynn have created such amazing bonds with her students if they were only with her for one year?
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
In Discussing Expanded Spaces for Learning article Joanne Larson states,
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