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Maxine Greene, May Her Art Live Long

Maxine Greene, May Her Art Live Long

The past two years at my community college I have been in charge of the Arts in NYC course, a freshman requirement that introduces students to various art forms present in our amazing City, exposes them to criticism about/around those art forms, and has weekly experiential visits to various art institutions and artistic spaces that … Continue reading

R.I.P. Marshall Berman

Marshall Berman, a professor at City College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system, was never my professor but he was my husband’s. Why am I writing about his death if he wasn’t my teacher? While Adam was in his class we lost our first pregnancy. I was just over 12 weeks pregnant … Continue reading

R.I.P. Jean Anyon

R.I.P. Jean Anyon

When I started my doctoral work at Teachers College, I was introduced to Jean Anyon in an early class. We were assigned to read, “Social Class and School Knowledge” published in 1981 by The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. This one article, and learning about Jean Anyon’s concept of the hidden curriculum, changed my life. … Continue reading