TEAC7023 Essay Writing
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Choose one of the three questions below on which to write your essay. You are required to choose one of the following topics on which to focus your answer.
Childhood, Class, Sexuality, Ethnicity, Aboriginality
Please note that your essay must not draw on the topic on which you did your teaching seminar presentation. Essays will be cross-checked to ensure different topics to those undertaken in the teaching seminar are chosen. Failure to comply with this instruction will result in a mark of 0 for that essay.
Question.Inequities occur in schools at all levels of education and these can happen through the curriculum, teacher pedagogies, education policies, and schooling practices. By focusing on one of the above topics, discuss how education can contribute to schooling inequities. What are the ramifications of these on students, teachers, and schools? Draw on theoretical concepts used in subject TEAC7023 (Cultures, Subjectivities, and Schooling) in your discussion.
Question.Discrimination doesn't just impact the target of discrimination. It can shape the options of all people. What does this quote mean? Drawing on one of the topics above, explain how discrimination operates in schools. What are the implications for targeted individuals and others who participate in it or are witnesses to it? Be sure to include in your response relevant theoretical concepts addressed in the unit Cultures, Subjectivities, and Schooling.
Question.Many of my students acknowledged and condemned the ways schools perpetuate various forms of oppression, but asserted that, as teachers, their jobs will be to teach academics, not disrupt oppression (Kumashiro, 2002, pp. 1-2 cited in Ferfolja et al., 2018, Understanding Sociological Theory for Educational Practices, p. 1). What does this statement mean and why is it problematic? Drawing on one of the topics listed above, how might this perspective contribute to inequities in the access and outcomes of marginalized students? Include in your explanation appropriate theoretical concepts that help us to understand these inequities. What do teachers and schools need to do to promote greater equity in this area?