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Daily Archives: February 2, 2013
Excerpted from “Creating Classrooms for Equity and Social Justice”, pp 4-5, Bigelow, B., Christensen, L, Karp, S, Miner, B. & Peterson, B. (1994). Rethinking Our Classrooms: Teaching for Equity and Justice. Milwaukee, WI: Rethinking Schools, Ltd. Bill Bigelow and others … Continue reading
Professional Resources that offer further support to educators, parents, and students interested in learning more about critical literacy.
Below are 2 Professional Resources that offer further support to educators, parents, and students interested in learning more about critical literacy. They have been suggested by the author of http://multiliteracy.wetpaint.com/page/Critical+Literacy Critical Literacy Context Research and Practice http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&id=PxxFGlvlmXwC&dq=critical+literacy+&printsec=frontcover&source=web&ots=Jc0HdEk-PK&sig=cP5BnzDmS2FhK7_3vuizAOWE7f4&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=5&ct=result#PPP1,M1 Critical Literacy in … Continue reading
Two texts I have explored during my Critical Literacy course have provided valuable insights and practical strategies to use in the classroom. You will find some of the activities and quotes on this blog from these two texts.
The following quotes have been taken from the text: Rethinking Columbus – The Next 500 Years “The goal is not to titillate or stun, but to force the question: why wasn’t I told this before?” – Bill Bigelow “‘Discovery’ represents … Continue reading
Dialogue poems are effective to use where controversy or different opinions might arise. The following lesson plan is taken from Rethinking Our Classrooms – Teaching for Equity and Justice. 1. Before class starts, choose two students to prepare a dramatic … Continue reading