Kate HaqMother Earth Literacies LLC
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Sarah Robert and Kate Haq examine the afterlives of crisis in Buffalo, their civic home and research field. In the aftermath of the white supremacist shooting of Black Buffalonians at the only grocery store in a Black neighborhood, they ask about another form of white supremacy: the inertia of white liberal ideologies and the enclosure of white sup...
This chapter explores Buffalo, New York, a gentrifying former rust belt city, where environmental racism impedes certain citizens from benefiting from its revitalization. Environmental justice education must be contextualized to ground concepts in a time and place relevant to learners. Guided by two frameworks, Environmental Justice (EJ) and Critic...
Trump supporter Carl Paladino’s racism, misogyny, and transphobia galvanized community members to oust him from the Buffalo School Board. Their struggle also laid the groundwork for new coalitions and progressive change. https://www.rethinkingschools.org/issues/volume-32-no-4-summer-2018#
Young people who are homeless or runaway encounter numerous barriers in obtaining an education (Milner,2013). Concurrently, their schooling experiences have been restricted by neoliberal policy initiatives that have muted investments in building an engaged US citizenry, moving curriculum from content to skill-based learning (Au, 2013). Since civic...
One veteran teacher narrates how building relationships through journaling allows a classroom to work through trauma, connect via mutual experiences, and grow as writers.
This conceptual paper looks at the literature through three lenses: identity theory, teacher identity theory, and teacher identity theory in neoliberal times. This last lens is magnified to help discern the need for a re-examination of teacher identity theory as it exists now in the contemporary lives of teachers . Through the explicit examination...
This conceptual article addresses the question: What are the disciplinary literacy practices surrounding the Engineering Design Process (EDP) at the elementary level? Recent attention has focused on developing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills for U.S. students. In the United States, the Next Generation Science Standards and...