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Culture, Literacy, & Learning: Taking Bloom in the Midst of the Whirlwind

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How can educators improve the literacy skills of students in a historically underachieving urban high school? In this timely book, the author draws on her experience as a participant observer to provide a unique, insider's view to both designing and implementing a culturally responsive approach to improve learning and teaching in a specific subject area. The Cultural Model...more
Hardcover, 232 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Teachers College Press
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Crystal Belle
Overall this book was a bit too convoluted for me, filled with a zillion academic theories. Some good points about creating cultural classroom models in the English classroom. What I did not like, was the fact that the book began with a sensational narrative which created a stereotypical view of the violence in urban schools, and then turned into a dissertation thereafter. It was almost as if violence in urban schools was used as bait for the reader. I am not convinced that Lee's Cultural Modeli...more
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