Stirring Up Justice: Adolescents Reading, Writing, and Changing the World

@inproceedings{Singer2005StirringUJ,
  title={Stirring Up Justice: Adolescents Reading, Writing, and Changing the World},
  author={Jessica R. Singer and Ruth E. Shagoury},
  year={2005}
}
Teaching a diverse population of adolescents to be writers, readers, and active citizens requires fundamental changes in curriculum development, teaching strategies, and student roles in the classroom. In this article, two educators report on their collaboration in an urban high school in Portland, Oregon, USA, to create a classroom where students of diverse backgrounds learned to ask critical questions, to support one another, and to work toward positive social change. Curriculum and teaching… CONTINUE READING

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