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Poetic Praxis: Engaging Body, Mind, and Soul in the Social Foundations Classroom

  • Author(s): MacKenzie, Sarah K.
  • et al.

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https://doi.org/10.21977/D9912651
Abstract

Across the space of this paper I seek to share a particular attempt to holistically engage students enrolled in a Social Foundations of Education course, in the process of de(con)structing knowledge, through the work of collectively creating found poetry. I do not seek to show right pedagogical practice; rather, it is my hope that this paper may offer a glimpse of the possibilities that exist when we embrace arts-informed epistemological practices that acknowledge the whole student, engaging the mind/body/soul in praxis, through acts of fluid co-creation and (re)construction of knowledge.

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