Literacy: Reading the Word & the World
At a time when popularizers of cultural literacy are prescribing a cultural canon for the purpose of prying open the closed minds' of American youth . . . Literacy provides an articulate and courageous response.
"Harvard Educational RevieW"
Every chapter . . . asks teachers to thing again about how they teach, what they want for their pupils, and how to get on with it. "Times Educational Supplement"
This] book directs our attention to literacy in its broadest sense so that we can better evaluate the shortcomings of our work as educators at all levels of learning. "Contemporary Sociology"
What people are saying - Write a review
Review: Literacy: Reading the Word and the WorldUser Review - Aimee Myers - Goodreads
Incredible theory for educators. Reaffirms my beliefs with research and philosophy. A difficult read for new educators or student teachers who have not lived in a classroom, but significant to the meta-awareness of any current educator. Read full review
Review: Literacy: Reading the Word and the WorldUser Review - Antoinette - Goodreads
Probably the most influential theoretical lens I have encountered. Read full review
Literacy: An Introduction to the Ecology of Written Language
No preview available - 2007