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Change is Gonna Come : Transforming Literacy Education for African American Students - Patricia A. Edwards

Change is Gonna Come

Transforming Literacy Education for African American Students

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Published: 1st May 2010
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While many books decry the crisis in the schooling of African American children, they are often disconnected from the lived experiences and work of classroom teachers and principals. In this book, the authors look back to move forward, providing specific practices that K12 literacy educators can use to transform their schools. The text addresses four major debates: the fight for access to literacy; supports and roadblocks to success; best practices, theories, and perspectives on teaching African American students; and the role of African American families in the literacy lives of their children. Throughout, the authors highlight the valuable lessons learned from the past and include real stories from their own diverse family histories and experiences as teachers, parents, and community members.

ISBN: 9780807750858
ISBN-10: 0807750859
Series: Language and Literacy Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st May 2010
Publisher: Teachers' College Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.43