ISBN-10:
1555425585
ISBN-13:
9781555425586
Pub. Date:
08/10/1993
Publisher:
Wiley
Schools of Thought: How the Politics of Literacy Shape Thinking in the Classroom / Edition 1

Schools of Thought: How the Politics of Literacy Shape Thinking in the Classroom / Edition 1

by Rexford G. Brown

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555425586
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/10/1993
Series: Education-Higher Education Series
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

REXFORD G. BROWN is a senior fellow at the Education Commission of the States. He is the director of a five-year, million-dollar project, Policy and Higher Literacies, funded by the MacArthur Foundation. He has taught high school, college, and adult education.

Table of Contents

1. Back to Basics in the Rural South.

2. Hand-Me-Down Literacy.

3. Language and Culture on the Reservation.

4. An Urban District: One Foot on the Gas, the Other on theBrakes.

5. The Politics of Literacy.

6. When Teachers Talk.

7. A Higher Literacy in Toronto.

8. Cultivating a Literacy of Thoughtfulness.

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"Captures the breadth, depth, and urgency of education reform....IrecommAnd it to other policy makers, whether they be in the midstof reform or contemplating it."
Bill Clinton

"Brown imaginatively and uniquely connects rich portraits ofclassrooms with a vision of how public policy can encouragethoughtfulness in our schools."
Theodore R. Sizer, chairman, Coalition of EssentialSchools, Brown University

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