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Social justice literacies in the English classroom : teaching practice in action

Author: Ashley S Boyd
Publisher: New York, NY : Teachers College Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This timely book focuses on different social justice pedagogies and how they can work within standards and district mandates in a variety of English language arts classrooms. With detailed analysis and authentic classroom vignettes, the author explores how teachers cultivate relationships for equity, utilize transformative language practices, demonstrate critical caring, and develop students' critical literacies  Read more...
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Boyd, Ashley S.
Social justice literacies in the English language classroom.
New York, NY : Teachers College Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017042976
(OCoLC)1003268902
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ashley S Boyd
ISBN: 9780807758267 0807758264 9780807758632 0807758639
OCLC Number: 1003132177
Description: xiv, 143 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. Social justice and the teacher. Social Justice and English ; Social Justice in English Language Arts ; Social Justice Literacies: A Theoretical Lens ; Social Justice: For Whom and by Whom? ; The Teacher as a Catalyst for Social Justice ; Coming to Know Ourselves ; Three Teachers' Stories ; Individualizing Social Justice --
Part II. Social justice and the classroom. Social Justice and Pedagogy: Teaching with Purpose ; Building Relationships for Equity ; Embodying Transformative Language Practices ; Pedagogic Advice: Translating to Teaching Strategies ; Social Justice and Students: Embodying Critical Caring ; Understanding Students' Backgrounds ; Responding to Student Behavior ; Maintaining High Expectations ; Pedagogic Advice: Translating to Teaching Strategies ; Social Justice and Curriculum: Content with Critique ; Text Selection: Choosing with Intention ; Traditional Content: The Practice of Critique ; Social Justice Content: Using Multimodality to Build Critical Consciousness ; Curriculum and Pedagogy: Inextricable Entities; Pedagogic Advice: Translating to Teaching Strategies --
Part III. Social justice beyond the walls of the English classroom. Cultivating Students as Agents of Change: Social Justice as a Verb ; Moving Beyond Critique and the Potentially Detrimental State of Helplessness ; Implementing Social Action Projects ; Considering the Obstacles to Social Action ; Navigating the Barriers --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Ashley S. Boyd ; foreword by Deborah Appleman.

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Focuses on different social justice pedagogies and how they can work within standards and district mandates in a variety of English language arts classrooms. With detailed analysis and authentic  Read more...

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