Interrupting Hate: Homophobia in Schools and What Literacy Can Do about It

Interrupting Hate: Homophobia in Schools and What Literacy Can Do about It

by Mollie V. Blackburn
     
 

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This timely and important book focuses on the problems of heterosexism and homophobia in schools and explores how these forms of oppression impact LGBTQQ youth, as well as all young people. The author shows how concerned teachers can engage students in literacy practices both in and out of school to develop positive learning environments. The featured vignettes

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This timely and important book focuses on the problems of heterosexism and homophobia in schools and explores how these forms of oppression impact LGBTQQ youth, as well as all young people. The author shows how concerned teachers can engage students in literacy practices both in and out of school to develop positive learning environments. The featured vignettes focus on fostering student agency, promoting student activism, and nurturing student allies. With a unique combination of adolescent literacy and teacher action projects, this book offers a valuable model for educators interested in creating safe learning communities for all students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807752746
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
11/04/2011
Series:
Language & Literacy Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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