Guerrilla Reviews #1: Stars and Stripes Flag

Posted by on Jul 4, 2015 in Guerrilla Literacies
Guerrilla Reviews #1: Stars and Stripes Flag

I live in the South and it’s not uncommon to see the Confederate “Stars and Bars” flag in a variety of contexts. I see them waving in front of houses, as a bumper sticker (usually on a big pickup truck), or even incorporated in clothing and bathing suits. The Confederate flag is obviously problematic and has […]

Blowing Off the Test: Why Educators Should Pay Attention to the NFL

Posted by on Apr 30, 2012 in Everyday Literacies
Blowing Off the Test: Why Educators Should Pay Attention to the NFL

Really. You, Ms. 52 year old third grade teacher, you should start following the National Football League. Why? Because this week Morris Claiborne became breaking news when he scored a 4 out of 50 on the “Wonderlic” test, a kind of IQ exam given to all college football players entering the NFL Draft. I watch football but […]