Writing to Make a Difference: Classroom Projects for Community Change / Edition 1

Writing to Make a Difference: Classroom Projects for Community Change / Edition 1

by Chris Benson

ISBN-10: 0807741868

ISBN-13: 9780807741863

Pub. Date: 12/20/2001

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Product Details

Teachers College Press
Publication date:
Practitioner Inquiry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Writing for the Community
1An Introduction1
Pt. IWriting for the Community
2Opening the Door Between the Workplace and the Classroom13
3Growing Through Community: Opportunities for Ongoing Collaborations23
4Creating a Writing Community Through Drama37
5Writing for Their Future: Students Research the Job Market45
6Inquiry-Based Learning: A Collaborative Model59
Pt. IIWriting for a Networked Electronic Community
7Writing for Community Awareness and Change: Two Schools Talk About Race83
8Rural Communities, Gangs, and School Violence: Writing for a Local and an Electronic Community10�
9Beyond E-Mail: Writing and Publishing for the Cybernet Community - A Scenario12�
10Asking the Hard Questions: Writing About Environmental Risks for Rural Communities141
Pt. IIIWriting for Change
11Lower 9, Don't It Sound Fine?157
12Between Sacred Mountains: An Interview with Rex Lee Jim174
13Writing a Future: African American Teen Mothers Finding an Identity in Charleston, South Carolina183
14A License to Think: Writing for Change as Privilege, Obligation, and Professional Journey194
15Reader Refunds215
About the Editors and the Contributors229

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