ERIC Number: EJ617706
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Critical Literacy: Enlarging the Space of the Possible.
Leland, Christine H.; Harste, Jerome C.
Primary Voices K-6, v9 n2 p3-7 Oct 2000
Considers several ways to think about the teacher's role in the teaching of reading. Notes that a curriculum built on critical literacy is one that highlights diversity and difference while calling attention to how people are constructed as literate beings. Argues that students should position themselves as social activists who challenge the status quo and ask for change. (SC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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