Is This English? Race, Language, and Culture in the Classroom / Edition 1

Is This English? Race, Language, and Culture in the Classroom / Edition 1

by Bob Fecho
     
 

This is the story of a white high school English teacher, Bob Fecho, and his students of color who mutually engage issues of literacy, language, learning, and culture. Through his journey, Fecho presents a method of "critical inquiry" that allows students and teachers to take intellectual and social risks in the classroom to make meaning together and, ultimately, to… See more details below

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This is the story of a white high school English teacher, Bob Fecho, and his students of color who mutually engage issues of literacy, language, learning, and culture. Through his journey, Fecho presents a method of "critical inquiry" that allows students and teachers to take intellectual and social risks in the classroom to make meaning together and, ultimately, to transform literacy education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807744079
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
12/07/2003
Series:
Practitioner Inquiry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,310,948
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
1A Sense of Beginning: A Beginning of Sense1
2Hopelessness and Possibility12
3Two's Company; Three's a Small Learning Community26
4Some of My Best Friends Are Theorists39
5Yo, Wazzup?51
6Why Are You Doing This?71
7Learning as Aaron91
8Refusing to Go Along with the Joke113
9In Search of Wise Beauty and Beautiful Wisdom138
Notes159
References161
Index165
About the Author173

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