A Critical Inquiry Framework for K-12 Teachers: Lessons and Resources from the U.N. Rights of the Child

A Critical Inquiry Framework for K-12 Teachers: Lessons and Resources from the U.N. Rights of the Child

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807753958
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 02/28/2013
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

JoBeth Allen is a professor of language and literacy education at the University of Georgia and co-director of the Red Clay Writing Project. Her books include Creating Welcoming Schools and Literacy in the Welcoming Classroom

Lois Alexander is a high school English teacher and directed Project Outreach: Literacy and Social Class for the Red Clay Writing Project.

Table of Contents

1 A Critical Inquiry Framework for K-12 Teachers: Lessons and Resources from the Rights of the Child JoBeth Allen 1

2 Poverty, Power, and Action: A Primary Grades Study of the Right to Health and Well-Being Andrea Neher Stephanie Smith 20

3 It's Not Easy Being Flat: A 3rd-Grade Study of the Rights of Students with Disabilities Tonia Paramore 35

4 Latinos for Involvement in Family Education: Parents Promoting Educational Goals That Respect Their Values and Culture Stephen Lush Lindsey Lush 54

5 Protection from Deportation and Family Separation: Middle School Students Explore Their Rights as Recent Immigrants Kelli Bivins 72

6 "I Need a New Way of Lyfe": High School English Students Inquire into the Right to an Adequate Standard of Living Lois Alexander 90

7 Becoming Thrice-Born: 10th-Grade History Students Inquire into the Rights to Culture, Identity, and Freedom of Thought Paige Cole 109

8 PeaceJam: High School Student Activists Work for Human Rights Lindy Crace 127

9 Literature as a Springboard for Critical Inquiry: An Annotated Bibliography Jaye Thiel Jen McCreight Dawan Coombs 150

References 173

About the Editors and Contributors 179

Index 183

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