Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies : Teaching and learning for justice in a changing world edited by Django Paris, H. Samy Alim.

Contributor(s): Paris, Django | Alim, H. Samy
Material type: TextTextSeries: Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.): Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, 2017Description: 294 pagesISBN: 9780807758335Other title: Teaching and learning for justice in a changing worldSubject(s): Culturally relevant pedagogy -- United States | Critical pedagogy -- United States | Culturally sustaining pedagogyDDC classification: 370.1 PAR LOC classification: LC1099.3 | .C849 2017Summary: "Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies raises fundamental questions about the purpose of schooling in changing societies. Bringing together an intergenerational group of prominent educators and researchers, this volume engages and extends the concept of culturally sustaining pedagogy (CSP) -- teaching that perpetuates and fosters linguistic, literate, and cultural pluralism as part of schooling for positive school transformation. The authors propose that schooling should be a site for sustaining the cultural practices of communities of colour, rather than eradicating them. Chapters present theoretically grounded examples of how educators and scholars can support Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian/Pacific Islander, South African, and immigrant students as part of a collective movement towards educational justice in a changing world"--Publisher's description.
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"Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies raises fundamental questions about the purpose of schooling in changing societies. Bringing together an intergenerational group of prominent educators and researchers, this volume engages and extends the concept of culturally sustaining pedagogy (CSP) -- teaching that perpetuates and fosters linguistic, literate, and cultural pluralism as part of schooling for positive school transformation. The authors propose that schooling should be a site for sustaining the cultural practices of communities of colour, rather than eradicating them. Chapters present theoretically grounded examples of how educators and scholars can support Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian/Pacific Islander, South African, and immigrant students as part of a collective movement towards educational justice in a changing world"--Publisher's description.

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