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Dan Cohen

Dismantling the Box of Ableism

By Daniel Cohen
English Teacher, Oak Park and River Forest High School;
SEED Leader

As a SEED facilitator for the past 15 years, I've designed dozens of monthly seminar sessions to help participants further their self-understanding, their analyses of social systems, and their commitment to enacting justice and equity. One topic I have taken up in these sessions is Ableism, where I use the work of Riva Lehrer, including the picture of Eli Clare here

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Windows and Mirrors Analogy Resonates at TEDx

We at SEED were delighted when author Grace Lin recently gave a TEDx talk on "The Windows and Mirrors of Your Child's Bookshelf" which for us resonates with SEED Founding Co-director Emily Style's "Curriculum As Window and Mirror."

As Lin shares, "Here's the thing about your window. When the light hits it just right, you don't just see the world outside. You can also see your reflection, so the window becomes a mirror. That's also what a book does."

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Judy Logan

Walking in Rosa's Shoes, Part I

For Black History Month, we're pleased to present the first of a two-part series, taken from a chapter of teacher and SEED staff member Judy Logan's book Teaching Stories. In it, she asks, "Just what is a multicultural and gender-inclusive curriculum?" and answers from her own experience. Please come back tomorrow to read the second half.

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