Digital Networking for School Reform : The Online Grassroots Efforts of Parent and Teacher Activists.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandDigital Education and Learning Ser: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (98 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781137430748Subject(s): EducationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Digital Networking for School Reform : The Online Grassroots Efforts of Parent and Teacher ActivistsDDC classification: 371.200285 LOC classification: H1-970.9Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Series Editors' Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Notes on Contributors -- 1 Critical Digital Literacies and the Struggle over What's Common -- 2 Getting the Attention of the White House: Using Facebook to Promote Teacher Knowledge about School Reform -- 3 United Opt Out National and the Resistance of High-Stakes Standardized Testing -- 4 Beginning at the Blog: Moving from Kitchen-Table Plans to National Political Activism Using Digital Narratives -- 5 Fighting Testing Madness in Charlotte, North Carolina -- 6 In Closing-The Potential of Current Grassroots Efforts for Effecting Sustainable Change: A Socio-historical Perspective on Making a Difference -- Index.
Presenting school reform grassroots activists - teachers, parents, and organizers alike - in their own words, the editors document the newly emerged role of digital networks of activists in school reform and analyze their efforts as acts of critical literacy.
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