The 21st century demands an updated definition of literacy and an expansion of our understanding of what constitutes a “text.” For instance, how might we read and write our relationships? Our institutions? Our own thoughts? On the episode, we explore the relationship between social-emotional learning and lower-case “l” literacy.

Significant Quotes:

“How can I queer, decolonize, and disrupt curriculum?”

Brent Saccucci
7:45

“Literacy in the social-emotional sense means that we have an attunement to the social and emotional codes at work in the hidden curriculum of our lives.”

Brent Saccucci
17:50

“If I’m not able to swear, you’re not able to cry, then we are not cultivating education, we are performing schooling.”

Brent Saccucci
18:50

“If we were to have more conversations aligned with our pedagogical spirit, I wonder how purposeful our teaching would become?”

Brent Saccucci
30:00