9:00 - 9:05 - Welcome

9:05 - 9:10 - Metaphor Projects

9:10 - 9:20 - Reflection on "Lessons Poverty Teaches"

9:20 - 9:45 - School Policy and Practice Analysis
  1. http://westseattlehs.seattleschools.org/modules/cms/pages.phtml?sessionid=&pageid=227164
  2. http://fhs.fifeschools.com/athletics
  3. http://www.spokaneschools.org/domain/2280
  4. http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/cms/pages.phtml?sessionid=&pageid=229258
  5. http://brandstatements.com/sciencefair/rules.html
  6. http://spottedinfirstgrade.blogspot.com/2012/07/reading-at-home-for-firsties.html

  • In general, does this policy/practice align with the reality of children/families in poverty?
  • Why? (Tie directly back to what you've learned about poverty)
  • Potential benefits? Disadvantages?
  • Needed support/adaptations?





9:45 - 9:50 - Mid-semester check-in
  • What is working for you in this course?
  • What is not working for you in this course?
  • What is one thing I could do to make your learning experience more valuable?
  • What is one thing you could do to make your learning experience more valuable?

Housekeeping:
  • November 13 - New Teacher Panel, 7:30 p.m. - Foley Teleconference Center
  • November 8 - Field Journal Entry #2 - Respond to this prompt:
    • Describe an experience from your service learning placement that was particularly interesting, inspiring, challenging, or perplexing
      • Try to describe the situation objectively without rushing to judgment
      • Explore multiple interpretations and explanations for the experience
      • Connect the experience to course content -- e.g. What ideas from 101 relate to this experience? How?
      • Your entry should be a minimum of 400 words
  • Keep up with your book club reading schedule!