Daily Archives: October 3, 2017

Social Class and The Inclusive Classroom: Western Melbourne Secondary PD Workshop Blog

[Posted Pursuant to Memorandum on Modalities of Completion A Task 2] Welcome to the Western Melbourne Secondary College interactive professional development blog on social class, student engagement, and the inclusive classroom. Click below for the separate blog entries which we … Continue reading

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A Matter of Incongruity: Introduction and Rationale

[Posted Pursuant to Memorandum on Modalities of Completion A Task 2] We like to see Australia as an egalitarian society, free of the old baggage of Europe and the pathologies of American society, yet the evidence would suggest that we … Continue reading

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It’s About Incongruity Not Deficit

[Posted Pursuant to Memorandum on Modalities of Completion A Task 2] A structural perspective on class enables us to see how individual student troubles, often reflected through troublesome behaviour or lack of school engagement, can have social determinants what is … Continue reading

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The Concept Map

[Posted Pursuant to Memorandum on Modalities of Completion A Task 2] Click on the two images for a more detailed look. The above two images, firstly, show us what a concept map is in theory, and, secondly, the application of … Continue reading

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Six Strategies for Change

[Posted Pursuant to Memorandum on Modalities of Completion A Task 2] The literature identifies six pedagogical approaches that can facilitate the learning of working class and low SES students in ways that bridge incongruity between the student body and the … Continue reading

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