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Breaking the silence : recognizing the social and cultural resources students bring to the classroom

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

International Reading Association, Newark, DE, p.158 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb LC1099.3 .B735 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/7771776

Keywords:

Critical pedagogy--United States, Multicultural education--United States

Notes:

"The standards-based initiatives that dominate educational policy and practice today typically focus only on the surface skills of reading, isolating teaching and learning from the social and cultural contexts that are a part of every classroom. Fortunately, in this excellent volume edited by Catherine Compton-Lilly, you will enter classrooms in which literacy is treated as more than just as set of skills, and discover solutions and possibilities for providing culturally responsive teaching."