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Jun 25, 2015

Anne, Steve and Tara consider the intellectual, political and social management of the binary opposition HOME and SCHOOL.  What is the impact on this binary opposition for early childhood education?  Steve proposes that Anne investigates Derrida and does deconstruction properly, rather than using it as a synonym for...


Jun 25, 2015

Mick, Steve and Tara are back together working through Mick's meme chapter.  He has been on an Althusserian journey.  They discussed the relationship between ISAs, RSAs, statism and anti-statism.  But the fear of the tea towel overshadowed much of the meeting.  Wives of theorists have to be cautious in the...


Jun 17, 2015

Dr Geoff Pearson, a senior lecturer in Law at Manchester University, presented an innovative seminar on behalf of the School of Teacher Education and CSU Law.  Geoff explored the specific challenges and profound benefits of ethnography.  He then demonstrated the benefits of ethnography in the study of English football...


Jun 13, 2015

Tara and Anne talk about the next stage and next chapter of her PhD.  Particularly, we enter the terrain of professional development for early childhood educators and teachers?  But - in this female-dominated profession - is there a promotion of 'personal' rather than 'professional'...


Jun 6, 2015

Fitbit culture, the quantified self and self monitored fitness are configured as movement monitoring activities for the young.  But how are senior citizens using the fitbit?  Tara talks with her 87 year old father Kevin about his use of the fitbit and how it has changed his understanding of movement, health...