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Socially responsible literacy : teaching adolescents for purpose and power

Author: Paula M Selvester; Deborah G Summers
Publisher: New York, NY : Teachers College Press, ©2012.
Series: Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a new vision for teaching literacy to adolescents that moves beyond reading for its own sake and toward reading as a way to motivate students to connect with their world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula M Selvester; Deborah G Summers
ISBN: 9780807753729 0807753726 9780807753736 0807753734
OCLC Number: 798613286
Description: xiv, 194 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1.Adolescent Voices on Literacy and Power / Shirley Brice Heath --
Contextualizing the Role of Literacy / Shirley Brice Heath --
The History of Literacy: Positioning and Purpose / Shirley Brice Heath --
Goals of Literacy and Schooling in Society Today / Shirley Brice Heath --
The Impetus for Change: Socially Responsible Pedagogy / Shirley Brice Heath --
The Intersection of Literacy, Power, and Identity / Shirley Brice Heath --
Listening to Adolescent Voices / Shirley Brice Heath --
Adolescents' Perception of Power in the School Context / Shirley Brice Heath --
Toward a Socially Responsible Pedagogy / Shirley Brice Heath --
Some Necessary Definitions / Shirley Brice Heath --
Reflection, Application, and Resources / Shirley Brice Heath --
2.A Socially Responsible Pedagogy of Adolescent Literacy / Shirley Brice Heath --
Toward a Definition / Shirley Brice Heath --
Theory / Shirley Brice Heath --
Framework / Shirley Brice Heath Note continued: Reflection, Application, and Resources / Shirley Brice Heath --
3.Necessary Conditions, Rights, and Responsibilities / Shirley Brice Heath --
The Role of Adolescent Identity Development in Socially Responsible Learning / Shirley Brice Heath --
Developmental Approaches to Adolescent Identity / Shirley Brice Heath --
Using Developmental Theory to Inform the Socially Responsible Pedagogy / Shirley Brice Heath --
Issues in Constructing Identities / Shirley Brice Heath --
Rights and Responsibilities in the Socially Responsible Classroom / Shirley Brice Heath --
Reflection, Application, and Resources / Shirley Brice Heath --
4.Capacities for Nurturing Social Responsibility / Shirley Brice Heath --
Purpose of Public Schooling: Creating Socially Responsible Citizens / Shirley Brice Heath --
Workers and Citizens / Shirley Brice Heath --
Capacities for Sustaining a Socially Responsible Pedagogy / Shirley Brice Heath Note continued: Reflection, Application, and Resources / Shirley Brice Heath --
5.Testing and Assessment: What Are the Stakes? / Shirley Brice Heath --
High-Stakes Testing and Its Impact / Shirley Brice Heath --
The Historical Context of the Accountability Movement / Shirley Brice Heath --
Social, Economic, and Political Forces Affecting the Accountability Movement / Shirley Brice Heath --
Socially Responsible Literacy as Communities of Inquiry / Shirley Brice Heath --
Socially Responsible Assessments / Shirley Brice Heath --
Questions to Ask / Shirley Brice Heath --
Reflection, Application, and Resources / Shirley Brice Heath --
6.Taking Responsibility Through Learning Strategies / Shirley Brice Heath --
Defining Self-Regulated Learning in the Socially Responsible Setting / Shirley Brice Heath --
Understanding the Role of Self-regulated Learning for Social Responsibility / Shirley Brice Heath --
The Self-Regulated Learning Process / Shirley Brice Heath Note continued: The Role of Goal Orientation and Self-Efficacy in Self-Regulated Learning / Shirley Brice Heath --
The Critical Need for Self-Regulated Learners / Shirley Brice Heath --
Reflection, Application, and Resources / Shirley Brice Heath --
7.Academic Language and the Discourses of Power / Shirley Brice Heath --
Sources of Capital that Shape Discourses of Power / Shirley Brice Heath --
Academic Literacy, Disciplinary Literacy, and Academic Language / Shirley Brice Heath --
Academic Language and Vocabulary / Shirley Brice Heath --
Finding Positive Academic Identity / Shirley Brice Heath --
Oral Discourse and Academic Identity Development / Shirley Brice Heath --
Reflection, Application, and Resources / Shirley Brice Heath --
8.Reading Powerfully / Shirley Brice Heath --
Becoming a Critical Reader / Shirley Brice Heath --
The Adolescent Literacy "Crisis" in Context / Shirley Brice Heath --
Changing Our Orientations to Literacy / Shirley Brice Heath Note continued: Critical Literacy in the Socially Responsible Classroom / Shirley Brice Heath --
Planning and Teaching the Socially Responsible Reading Curriculum / Shirley Brice Heath --
Close Up or Far Away: Things to Consider in Selecting Between Approaches / Shirley Brice Heath --
Reflection, Application, and Resources / Shirley Brice Heath --
9.Writing to Create Change / Shirley Brice Heath --
A Critical Look at Contemporary Writing Instruction / Shirley Brice Heath --
Beyond Drill and Kill: Constructive Approaches to Writing / Shirley Brice Heath --
A Critical Literacy Orientation to Writing / Shirley Brice Heath --
Reflection, Application, and Resources / Shirley Brice Heath.
Series Title: Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Paula M. Selvester, Deborah G. Summers ; foreword by Shirley Brice Heath.

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