Digital Networking for School Reform : The Online Grassroots Efforts of Parent and Teacher Activists

By: Heron Hruby, AlisonContributor(s): Landon-Hays, MelanieMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandDigital Education and Learning: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: 1 online resource (98 p.)ISBN: 9781137430748Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Digital Networking for School Reform : The Online Grassroots Efforts of Parent and Teacher ActivistsLOC classification: LB2822.82 | H476 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
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 DifferenceIndex
Summary: <p >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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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 DifferenceIndex

<p >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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George L. Boggs, Florida State University, USAJ. Spencer Clark, Utah State University, USAAnthony Cody, Teachers Lead, USAPamela Grundy, USAShaun Johnson, USATimothy Sklar, Edgewood College, USATrevor Stewart, Appalachian State University, USADora Taylor, USA

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