Category Archives: Professional Resources for the Critical Literacy Teacher

A compilation of Professional Resources. Suggestions welcome!

Open Minds to Equality

Open Minds to Equality: A Sourcebook of Learning Activities to Affirm Diversity and Promote Equity by Nancy Schniedewind & Ellen Davidson In this professional resource, Schniedewind & Davidson aim to help teachers and students meet the challenges of living in … Continue reading

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Free The Children – Teacher Development and Resources

“We believe that education is the key to change, and that change begins in our very own classrooms. Without caring educators like you, Free The Children’s youth programs would not be possible. Our support for educators helps you build compassion … Continue reading

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What do we mean by teaching for social justice?

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

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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

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Rethinking…

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.

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