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ERIC Number: EJ868507
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISSN: ISSN-1074-4762
Reading "the Word and the World": The Double-Edged Sword of Teaching Critical Literacy
White, John Wesley
Voices from the Middle, v17 n2 p55-57 Dec 2009
White acknowledges that critical literacy is central to literacy instruction today, but warns that asking those untrained in critical literacy to "teach" critical literacy could have undesirable consequences. He suggests three potentially undesirable outcomes and offers advice for preventing them.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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