I thought it might be useful to include some of the readings that we interrogated in our course. They include:
Alim, H. S. (2011). Global Ill-Literacies Hip Hop Cultures, Youth Identities, and the Politics of Literacy. Review of Research in Education, 35(1), 120-146.
Appleman, D. (2000). Critical encounters in high school English: Teaching literary theory to adolescents. New York: Teachers College Press.
Christensen, L. (2009). Teaching for joy and justice: Re-imagining the language arts classroom. Rethinking Schools.
Ferrance, E. (2000). Action research. Providence, RI: Brown University: Northeast and Islands
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