What They’re Saying

What They’re Saying

A learner was asked to tell how she would change a lesson that the teacher had taught if she were teaching it. She says Algebra: the BOX method was used to solve an equation in class. It was easy, but I think there are other ways to solve it without the BOX method. I would…

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A learner was asked to tell how she would change a lesson that the teacher had taught if she were teaching it.

She says Algebra: the BOX method was used to solve an equation in class. It was easy, but I think there are other ways to solve it without the BOX method. I would use the FOIL method and there are other methods, I’m sure. I would use different methods.

A 15 year old African American female

When learners were asked how did they feel about the opportunity to plan and teach together with the teacher, the reply was, “ I think it’s a good idea, makes things easier, faster, and funnier”.

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A learner was asked to tell how she would change a lesson that the teacher had taught if she were teaching it.

She says Algebra: the BOX method was used to solve an equation in class. It was easy, but I think there are other ways to solve it without the BOX method. I would use the FOIL method and there are other methods, I’m sure. I would use different methods.

An 11 year old African American female

When learners were asked how did they feel about the opportunity to plan and teach together with the teacher, the reply was, “I would love to have a chance to tell what you wanted to learn and how you would learn it.”

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A learner was asked to tell how she would change a lesson that the teacher had taught if she were teaching it.

She says Algebra: the BOX method was used to solve an equation in class. It was easy, but I think there are other ways to solve it without the BOX method. I would use the FOIL method and there are other methods, I’m sure. I would use different methods.

An 11 year old African American male

Hello Dr. Haysbert, I am so grateful for this book. My godmother sent me this book about a month before I was to begin teaching a Race and Public Policy Course at Metropolitan State University in Saint Paul, Minnesota. This was going to be my second year teaching the course. The first year was an…

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A learner was asked to tell how she would change a lesson that the teacher had taught if she were teaching it.

She says Algebra: the BOX method was used to solve an equation in class. It was easy, but I think there are other ways to solve it without the BOX method. I would use the FOIL method and there are other methods, I’m sure. I would use different methods.

Brett Grant
Director of Research and Policy
Voices For Racial Justice

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