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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807744077

ISBN-13: 9780807744079

Pub. Date: 12/07/2003

Publisher: Teachers College Press

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

Overview

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:
978,353
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

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Table of Contents

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

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