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Bonus: Summit: Teaching and COVID-19

Interested in using this opportunity for professional development credit? See our template for administrators. Consider running this event past your administrative team prior to completing.


In this interactive discussion, we will discuss what teaching is like during the COVID-19 crisis.


Participants will be posed with these questions, but the conversation will take us on a journey of its own:

  • Commiserate: What’s going on? How has the response to the COVID-19 crisis impacted you and your school?
  • Collaborate: What can we learn from your response to the crisis to do right by our kids and our communities?
  • Community: How are you going to balance connectivity and social isolation?

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12/27/2021

101: Imagining Education Outside Capitalism w/ Dr. Nick Stock

Ep. 101
Today we are joined by Dr. Nick Stock. Dr. Stock, a former English teacher, now serves as a researcher for the University of Birmingham. He has published various essays which focus on critiquing education by using philosophy typically seen outside of traditional pedagogy, such as Evangelion, Schools and Futures; Education after the end of the world. How can education be considered a hyperobject?; and Paradise Shall Remain Lost. Readdressing Deschooling through a Miltonian Lens.Specifically, we invited Dr. Stock on to talk about his recently published work, The Weird, Eerie, Exit Pedagogy of Mark Fisher, which dives into the work of Fisher, who wrote Capitalist Realism, and connects it to pedagogy, something that it isn’t typically associated with.This podcast covers:"Exit Pedagogy", connecting Mark Fisher's capitalist theories (and to an extent, Baudrillard's theories) to education"Hauntology" and reimagining a world without capitalismCritiques of liberatory and critical pedagogy and their connection to capitalismWhat it means to apply exit pedagogy to the classroomGUESTSDr. Nick Stock, former English teacher and current researcher at the University of Birmingham, who focuses on an ironist perspective to education through postmodern, poststructural ideas.RESOURCESThe weird, eerie, exit pedagogy of Mark Fisher by Dr. Nick StockCapitalist Realism by Mark FisherUnpacking "Neoliberal" Schooling, Part 3: Progressive Education: Enter the Matrix by Chris McNutt