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Staley, Sara J. Assistant Professor

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Research

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  • Teacher learning, anti-oppressive education, queer theory, queer pedagogy, LGBTQ+ youth in schools, designs for teacher professional development in anti-oppressive education

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  • EDUC 4222 - Language Study for Educators
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Focuses on the nature of linguistic development and performance. Examines works that reflect a range of scholarly approaches to language study, explores language use both in and out of school, takes up the relationships between language practices and power and considers implications for classroom teaching. Same as EDUC 5222.
  • EDUC 4295 - Narrative and Story in the Humanities
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Explores a wide variety of texts that might be used in secondary English and Social Studies classrooms. Examines philosophies and instructional approaches to the teaching of reading and literature. Considers the influence of story and storytelling in the construction of personal and societal meaning. Same as EDUC 5295.
  • EDUC 4325 - Queering Literacy in Secondary Classrooms
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Engages theories and practices of literacy teaching and learning that challenge multiple forms of oppression. Using the tools of queer pedagogy, students will learn, develop, and enact strategies for planning and implementing literacy instruction that moves beyond inclusion of differences in the English/language arts and social studies curriculum. Same as EDUC 5325.
  • EDUC 5001 - Framing Equity and Justice in the Humanities Classroom
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2020
    Critically frames learning to teach for equity and justice within schools as systems. Orients students to the School of Education's mission and guiding principles of the Secondary Humanities program. Provides opportunities for students to enact those principles with mentor teachers in local classrooms. Meets weekly on CU campus and involves a minimum of 50 hours in local schools. Same as EDUC 4001.
  • EDUC 5222 - Language Study for Educators
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Focuses on the nature of linguistic development and performance. Examines works that reflect a range of scholarly approaches to language study, explores language use both in and out of school, takes up the relationships between language practices and power and considers implications for classroom teaching. Same as EDUC 4222.
  • EDUC 5295 - Narrative and Story in the Humanities
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Explores a wide variety of texts that might be used in secondary English and Social Studies classrooms. Examines philosophies and instructional approaches to the teaching of reading and literature. Considers the influence of story and storytelling in the construction of personal and societal meaning. Same as EDUC 4295.
  • EDUC 5325 - Queering Literacy in Secondary Classrooms
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Engages theories and practices of literacy teaching and learning that challenge multiple forms of oppression. Using the tools of queer pedagogy, students will learn, develop, and enact strategies for planning and implementing literacy instruction that moves beyond inclusion of differences in the English/language arts and social studies curriculum. Same as EDUC 4325.
  • EDUC 5800 - Master's Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2019
    Designed to meet needs of students with topics of pertinent interest. May be repeated up to 18.00 total credit hours. Allows multiple enrollment in term.
  • EDUC 7115 - Critical Inquiry into Becoming a Teacher Educator
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Designed to support doctoral students' development as university level instructors/teacher educators, particularly in relation to undergraduate courses that center equity and justice as central topics, this course will draw on critical perspectives and pedagogies to shape course goals, material/content and pedagogical approach. This will be done in two primary ways: a) through the use of pedagogies adapted from Freirean Culture Circles and Boalian Theater, and b) through the application of practitioner inquiry approaches designed to develop critical, reflective practices/habits of mind among teachers and teacher educators.
  • GRTE 5040 - Graduate Social Sciences for Teachers
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Addresses special topics in social sciences with an emphasis on building conceptual understanding of content and enhancing teacher's practice in teaching this content.

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