Toward a Literacy of Promise : Joining the African American Struggle
Contributor(s): Powell, Rebecca.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Language, Culture, and Teaching Series: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012Description: 1 online resource (225 p.).ISBN: 9781135625054.Subject(s): African American students | Critical pedagogy -- United States | Critical pedagogy | Literacy -- Social aspects -- United States | Literacy -- Social aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Toward a Literacy of Promise : Joining the African American StruggleDDC classification: 302.2/244 | 302.2244 | 372.608996073 LOC classification: LC151 .T69Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Toward a Literacy of Promise: Joining the African American Struggle; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Preface; 1 Introduction; Questions for Discussion; Part I Problems and Promises; 2 Along the Road to Social Justice: A Literacy of Promise; Questions for Discussion; 3 "Unbanking" Education: Exploring Constructs of Knowledge, Teaching, Learning; Questions for Discussion; 4 Resistance, Reading, Writing, and Redemption: Defining Moments in Literacy and the Law; Questions for Discussion; Part II Realizing a Literacy of Promise through Literary Texts
5 "Educational, Controversial, Provocative, and Personal": Three African American Adolescent Males Reflect on Critically Framing A Lesson Before DyingQuestions for Discussion; 6 The Obscured White Voice in the Multicultural Debate: Race, Space and Gender; Questions for Discussion; Part III Realizing a Literacy of Promise through Oral and Popular Texts; 7 Ebonics and the Struggle for Cultural Voice in U.S. Schools; Questions for Discussion; 8 The Potential of Oral Literacy for Empowerment; Questions for Discussion
9 Voices of Our Youth: Antiracist Social Justice Theater Arts Makes a Difference in the ClassroomQuestions for Discussion; 10 The Promise of Critical Media Literacy; Questions for Discussion; Contributors; Index
""[This book] gives us strategies for bringing life back to school; it allows us to think creatively about connecting instruction to the lives of children who have not been well-served; it helps us learn to value the gifts with words our children of color bring; and it gives us hope for educating a generation that can change the status quo, that will build the America we have yet to see...the one that made that as-yet-unfulfilled promise of 'liberty and justice for all.'""Lisa Delpit, From the ForewordToward a Literacy of Promise examin
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