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Literacy with an Attitude, Second Edition
Literacy with an Attitude, Second Edition (April 2009)
Educating Working-Class Children in Their Own Self-Interest
Patrick J. Finn - Author

2010 AESA Critics’ Choice Award

A comprehensive update of the classic study that delivers both a passionate plea and strategies for teachers, parents, and community organizers to give working-class children the same type of empowering education and powerful literacy skills that the children of upper- and middle-class people receive.

The classic, indispensable guide for teac...(Read More)
 
 
Teacher Education with an Attitude
Teacher Education with an Attitude (March 2007)
Preparing Teachers to Educate Working-Class Students in Their Collective Self-Interest
Patrick J. Finn - Editor
Mary E. Finn - Editor

Explores collaborative, democratic ways of preparing teachers to educate urban, working-class students.

Using a social justice approach to teacher education, the contributing teacher educators address the need to prepare teachers to understand the way social class, race, and culture impact their efforts to educate working-class students. By helping prepare teachers to strengthen democracy through education, the co...(Read More)
 
 
Literacy with an Attitude
Literacy with an Attitude (September 1999)
Educating Working-Class Children in Their Own Self-Interest
Patrick J. Finn - Author

2000 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards - Honorable Mention

A passionate plea for teachers, parents, and community organizers to give working-class children the same type of empowering education and powerful literacy skills that the children of upper- and middle-class people receive. Strategies for reaching and teaching these children are presented.

This book is for teachers, parents, and c...(Read More)

 
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