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Title Designing socially just learning communities : critical literacy education across the lifespan / Rebecca Rogers [and others]
Published New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 229 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- A framework for critical literacy across the lifespan : a case study of the literacy for Social Justice Teacher Research Group -- Talking about war in a second grade classroom / Melissa Mosley -- Writing our way to cultural understandings / Rebecca Light -- Learning to listen : creating socially just curricula for middle and high school classrooms / Sarah Hobson -- "No disrespect" : literature discussion as social action / Carolyn Fuller -- Developing critical stances and multiple perspectives / Bridgette Jenkins [and others] -- Shared leadership, adolescent literacies, and social justice education in the "third space" / Melissa Mosley and Margaret Finders -- Establishing a critical literacy lab in an adult education center / Mary Ann Kramer and Rhonda Jones -- Center for human origins and cultural diversity : a catalyst for social justice and racial literacy / Jackie Lewis-Harris -- Critical inquiry and analysis : making space for critical literacy / Carolyn Brown [and others] -- New teachers developing as educators/activists / Liesl Buechler and Kate Lofton -- Working within and against heterosexist and homophobic schools : social justice and high school journalism / Janet DePasquale -- Following the circles : organizing for justice through literacy education / Sarah Beaman-Jones -- Response chapter : building relationships of struggle and solidarity / Angela Folkes [and others] -- Designing socially just learning spaces across the lifespan : what is and what might be
Summary Designing Socially Just Learning Communities models an innovative form of professional development for educators and researchers who are seeking ways to transform educational practices. The teachers' practices and actions? in their classrooms and as members of the teacher research group? will speak loudly to policy-makers, researchers, and activists who wish to work alongside them
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-225) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Critical pedagogy.
Social justice.
Form Electronic book
Author Rogers, Rebecca (Rebecca L.), 1959-
ISBN 0203881672 (electronic bk.)
9780203881675 (electronic bk.)
(hbk. ; acid-free paper)
(paperback; acid-free paper)
(hbk. ; acid-free paper)
(paperback; acid-free paper)
Other Titles Critical literacy education across the lifespan