ERIC Number: EJ675996
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Teaching Literacy for Social Justice and Global Citizenship.
Banks, James A.
Language Arts, v81 n1 p18-19 Sep 2003
Notes the author's concern about a conception of literacy that defines it only as basic skills. Argues that basic skills are necessary but not sufficient in this diverse and troubled world. Suggests that a literacy education that focuses on social justice can make a major contribution to preparing students to be thoughtful and active citizens of their nation and the world. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A