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  1. 1. Yoko Koike June, 2008 Haverford College Queries of a teacher at a college with Quaker roots: What is it that I do differently because I am a Friend? 1
  2. 2. Where Faith and Practice Meet 2 <ul><ul><ul><li>In the academic world the values of our colleges </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>often differ from our Quaker values </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>and </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the values of Quaker colleges are sometimes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>in tension with those of the world around us. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Values of our colleges <ul><li>Q1: How do they differ? </li></ul><ul><li>Where are the tensions? 3 </li></ul>Our Quaker values
  4. 4. Values of our colleges Our Quaker values 4 Competitive Cooperative
  5. 5. Values of our colleges Our Quaker values 5 Competitive Cooperative
  6. 6. Q2: What do you do differently because you are a Friend? 6 Be open
  7. 7. Q2: What do you do differently because you are a Friend? 7 Be open
  8. 8. Q2: What do you do differently because you are a Friend? 8 Be open
  9. 9. Q3: Moment of silence in the classroom? 9
  10. 10. Presenting ourselves as human beings first? Treating students as human beings first? 10
  11. 11. Q4: Do you tell your students that you are a Quaker? 11 YES NO Sometimes
  12. 12. WHY? WHY NOT? 12
  13. 13. HOW? If Yes, 13
  14. 14. Excellent Teachers who are Quakers Excellent Teachers Q5: Is there any difference? 14
  15. 15. Friends I consulted 15 Kaye Edwards, Haverford College Barbara Hoekje, Drexel University Emma Lapsansky-Werner, Haverford College Helene Pollock, Haverford College Parker Snowe, Haverford College David Watt, Temple University Lillian and George Willoughby, Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting
  16. 16. Texts I consulted 16 Cary, Stephen G. The Intrepid Quaker:One Man’s Quest for Peace The Spirit and the Intellect: Haverford College, 1833-1983 Dalke, Anne French. Teaching to learn Learning to Teach: Meditations on the Classroom . Dalke, Anne and Barbara Dixson, ed. Minding the Light Essays in Friendly Pedagogy McHanry, Irene, Jane Fremon, Nancy Starmer and J.Harry Hammond. Reading on Quaker Pedagogy Philosophy & Practice in Friends Education Kessinger,Tom G. The Quaker Heritage of Haverford
  17. 17. Contact information 17 Yoko Koike [email_address] . edu