School's Out! Bridging Out-of-School Literacies with Classroom Practice / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807741894
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publication date: 12/6/2001
  • Series: Language and Literacy Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,325,411
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Negotiating the Boundaries Between School and Non-School Literacies 1
1 Locating Literacy Theory in Out-of-School Contexts 11
2 Connecting Schools with Out-of-School Worlds: Insights from Recent Research on Literacy in Non-School Settings 32
3 Literate at Home but Not at School: A Cambodian Girl's Journey from Playwright to Struggling Writer 61
Verda Delp Responds 91
Marci Resnick Responds 93
4 Writing on the Margins: The Spiritual and Autobiographical Discourse of Two Mexicanas in Chicago 96
Julia Menard-Warwick Responds 124
Cris Gutierrez Responds 126
5 Struggle: A Literate Practice Supporting Life-Project Planning 131
Marsha Pincus Responds 162
Marty Williams Responds 164
6 Community Supports for Writing Development Among Urban African American Children 169
Diane Waff Responds 198
Leif Gustavson Responds 200
7 Contact Zones Made Real 203
Porfirio M. Loeza Responds 233
Sarah Jewett Responds 236
8 Got Some Time, Got a Place, Got the Word: Collaborating for Literacy Learning and Youth Development 241
Mollie Blackburn Responds 261
About the Authors 263
Index 268
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