Monthly Archives: December 2016

Masks, Puppets and Theatre: Overthrowing Trumplandia

A book arrived in time for Christmas,  Peter McLaren’s Pedagogy of the Insurrection.  I ordered this book because I wanted hope in the midst of Trumplandia and its outposts (yes, here in Canada).  I could feel the need for hope rise in me like a weary dog waiting for his master.  But I have also […]

Colonized research on deaf children and youth

Two thoughts from this week.  A colleague wrote to me, “All ASL acquisition is atypical.” That made me pause.  You see,  I’ve been really frightened by Rachel Mayberry’s research finding that timing is everything when it comes to ASL language acquisition.  That late language acquisition (ASL or English) makes it very difficult to acquire a […]