Education

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Family Advocacy: Zero-Sum Parenting and Educational Equity

Family advocacy varies widely in relation to a family’s social identity and, as educators, we need to walk into the world of family advocacy directly and deliberately. Certain types of "unproductive" advocacy can pull resources and attention away from other forms of meaningful family advocacy.

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Michael Boezi
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From “My Child” to “Our Children” – Fostering Positive Family Advocacy as a Path to Educational Equity

A conversation between Liz Dempsey Lee, author of Parents as Advocates: Supporting K-12 Students and their Families Across Identities and Janise Hurtig, Lived Places Publishing Collection Editor. Liz and Janise discuss how recognizing and addressing family advocacy is critical to creating educational equity. They also explore how conflict is a normal and expected byproduct of the family-school relationship and how demystifying and educating families around effective advocacy can build relationships and move educational communities from a focus on “my child” to a focus on “our children.”

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Eloise Cresswell
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Ending Educational Inequities: Teachers Finding New and Creative Solutions

The pandemic reinforced and exacerbated many of the inequalities in education, yet Dr. Julie Allan uncovered many instances of teachers finding creative solutions to educational inequities and new ways to engage students in learning. 

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Eloise Cresswell
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Ending Educational Inequities

The COVID-19 pandemic reproduced forms of educational exclusions by reiterating a “grammar of schooling”, yet it also offered an opportunity for teaching professionals to use their creativity and brilliance to rewrite it. Pushing back on educational inequities, these stories offer hope of more just and inclusive classrooms now and in the future.  

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Rebecca
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Supporting Patients Living with Dementia: Adapting In-Person Methodologies for Digital Spaces

Lived Places Publishing authors Nicola Abraham and Victoria Ruddock introduce us to their new book, Supporting patients living with dementia during a pandemic: Digital theatre and educational spaces.

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Rebecca
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Celebrating Milestones: Lived Places Publishing releases first title

The first book delivered to the world by a new publisher must set the tone for all that is to follow. Publisher and co-founder David Parker introduces the launch of LPP’s first title and celebrates a publishing milestone.

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David
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Education is Everywhere: Call for Proposals for LPP’s Education Studies Collection

Dr Janise Hurtig, editor for the Education Studies collection, is seeking authors to contribute proposals. Here she explores some possible topic areas and provides ideas and inspiration for possible submissions.

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Janise Hurtig
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In Search of Education’s Hidden Protagonists

Dr. Janise Hurtig lays out her vision for a new collection of the rich stories, vignettes, and accounts drawn from the experiences of those individuals (and groups) who are the protagonists of the educational practices of today and the future.

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Janise Hurtig
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by Michael Boezi

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Paul Reck, author of How Interpersonal Interactions with Young Black People Forever Altered a White Man’s Understanding of Race, they explore anti-Black racism, the assumptions that uphold it, and why it is often difficult for people to identify and challenge these racist practices.

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by Michael Boezi

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by Michael Boezi

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Deirdre Foreman, author of My Cultural Legacy: Slave Culture and the American South, they explore the cultural legacy of enslaved Africans in the American South through an ethnoautobiographical reflection of Deirdre's own African American identity and family heritage. 

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by Michael Boezi

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David Parker Presenting at Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe (Apr 20)

by Michael Boezi

David Parker, Co-Founder of Lived Places Publishing will be participating in a panel on Publishing in Latinx Studies at this year’s Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe, AZ on April 20. 

 

 

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