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Title Inside city schools : investigating literacy in multicultural classrooms / Sarah Warshauer Freedman [and others] ; foreword by Sonia Nieto.
Imprint New York : Teachers College Press, 1999.

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Series The practitioner inquiry series
Practitioner inquiry series.
Subject Language arts (Secondary) -- United States.
Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Multicultural education -- United States.
Education, Urban -- United States.
Education, Secondary -- Curricula -- United States.
Action research in education -- United States.
Alt Name Freedman, Sarah Warshauer.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 267 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-246) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Setting the context for M-CLASS (Multicultural Collaborative for Literacy and Secondary Schools). Introducing M-CLASS / Sarah Warshauer Freedman ; The M-CLASS approach to teacher research / Sarah Warshauer Freedman -- pt. 2. Seeing beyond stereotypes: looking across boundaries of race, ethnicity, gender, class, and generation. Overview / Sarah Warshauer Freedman ; "And justice for all": using writing and literature to confront racism / Griselle M. Diaz-Gemmati ; What I'd tell a white gal : what my black male students taught me about race and schooling / Eileen Shakespear ; What teacher researchers say about seeing beyond stereotypes / Sarah Warshauer Freedman [and others] -- pt. 3. Constructing an inclusive curriculum : talking explicitly about race and ethnicity. Overview / Elizabeth Radin Simons ; A question of fairness : using writing and literature to expand ethnic identity and understand marginality / Deborah Archuleta Juarez ; "Yes, girl, you understand" : history logs and the building of multicultural empathy / Karen Alford ; Diversifying curriculum in multicultural classrooms : "You can't be what you can't see" / Elizabeth Radin Simons [and others] -- pt. 4. Constructing an empowering curriculum : achieving high standards. Overview / Julie Shalhope Kalnin ; Writing correctness and the second-language student / Ann Lew ; We soar together : studying literature in a heterogeneous classroom / Verda Delp ; What teacher researchers say about creating communities of achievement : empowerment in and beyond the classroom / Julie Shalhope Kalnin [and others] -- pt. 5. Implications for practice and research. Learning from M-CLASS : thoughts for the future / Julie Shalhope Kalnin [and others].
Note Print version record.
Summary Grade level: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, s, t.
ISBN 0585252653 (electronic bk.)
9780585252650 (electronic bk.)
0807738409 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0807738417 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 45728073
Additional Format Print version: Inside city schools. New York : Teachers College Press, 1999 0807738409
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Sonia Nieto 
 A Note on Terminology and Transcription 
Pt. ISetting the Context for M-CLASS (Multicultural Collaborative for Literacy and Secondary Schools) 
 1Introducing M-CLASS / Sarah Warshauer Freedman3
 2The M-CLASS Approach to Teacher Research / Sarah Warshauer Freedman22
Pt. IISeeing Beyond Stereotypes: Looking Across Boundaries of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Class, and Generation 
 3"And Justice for All": Using Writing and Literature to Confront Racism / Griselle M. Diaz-Gemmati57
 4What I'd Tell a White Gal: What My Black Male Students Taught Me About Race and Schooling / Eileen Shakespear77
 5What Teacher Researchers Say About Seeing Beyond Stereotypes [et al.] / Sarah Warshauer Freedman, Walter Wood, George Austin89
Pt. IIIConstructing an Inclusive Curriculum: Talking Explicitly About Race and Ethnicity 
 6A Question of Fairness: Using Writing and Literature to Expand Ethnic Identity and Understand Marginality / Deborah Archuleta Juarez111
 7"Yes, Girl, You Understand": History Logs and the Building of Multicultural Empathy / Karen Alford126
 8Diversifying Curriculum in Multicultural Classrooms: "You Can't Be What You Can't See" [et al.] / Elizabeth Radin Simons, Kathy Daniels, Junia Yearwood142
Pt. IVConstructing an Empowering Curriculum: Achieving High Standards 
 9Writing Correctness and the Second-Language Student / Ann Lew165
 10We Soar Together: Studying Literature in a Heterogeneous Classroom / Verda Delp179
 11What Teacher Researchers Say About Creating Communities of Achievement: Empowerment in and Beyond the Classroom / Julie Shalhope Kalnin, Elena Valenti, Nancy O'Malley [et al.]197
Pt. VImplications for Practice and Research 
 12Learning from M-CLASS: Thoughts for the Future / Julie Shalhope Kalnin, Sarah Warshauer Freedman, Elizabeth Radin Simons221
App. AOriginal Research Questions: M-CLASS Teacher Researchers231
App. BM-CLASS Data Analysis Procedures234
App. CStructure for M-CLASS238
 About the Authors247

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