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2017 October Talking Points, v29.1

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Level(s): Elementary

ISBN/ISSN: 1522-6115


From the Editors
Sally Brown and Deborah MacPhee

Reading for Real: Creating a Culture of Literacy through Inquiry
Heidi Mills and Tim O’Keefe
Abstract: Heidi Mills and Tim O’Keefe help us develop a stronger understanding of the culture of inquiry through a focus on students knowing themselves and their abilities. Examples from Tim’s classroom provide a glimpse into the power of literacy.

Beyond Appealing to Students’ Interests: Studying Sports Culture for Critical Literacy
Luke Rodesiler
Abstract: Luke Rodesiler shows us how sports can be used to pique students’ interest in critical literacy and move them to take action on issues of social justice.

Deepening Sociopolitical Consciousness in Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Alice Y. Lee
Abstract: Alice Lee shows us a classroom where literacy is used for growing sociopolitical consciousness. She provides readers with suggestions for communicating outside the walls of the classroom.

Classroom Voices
Abstract: In this issue, the Classroom Voices column focuses on writing for change.

WLU on the Move! President’s Message and Board News
Abstract: President Caryl Crowell's message and news of interest to WLU members.

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