Relevance of English: Teaching That Matters in Students' Lives

Relevance of English: Teaching That Matters in Students' Lives

by Robert P. Yagelski
     
 
In these 17 chapters, teachers from secondary schools and colleges discuss literacy gaps, gender and race relations, socioeconomic conditions, and public policy issues impacting curriculum. Case studies relate teachers' experiences in these areas, and future prospects for teaching and curriculum development are explored. The emphasis throughout is on the application

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In these 17 chapters, teachers from secondary schools and colleges discuss literacy gaps, gender and race relations, socioeconomic conditions, and public policy issues impacting curriculum. Case studies relate teachers' experiences in these areas, and future prospects for teaching and curriculum development are explored. The emphasis throughout is on the application of education theory to the practical difficulties of teaching English. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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In these 17 chapters, teachers from secondary schools and colleges discuss literacy gaps, gender and race relations, socioeconomic conditions, and public policy issues impacting curriculum. Case studies relate teachers' experiences in these areas, and future prospects for teaching and curriculum development are explored. The emphasis throughout is on the application of education theory to the practical difficulties of teaching English. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814139899
Publisher:
National Council of Teachers of English
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Series:
Refiguring English Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
441
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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