New Book: Literacy Is Liberation: Working Toward Justice Through Culturally Relevant Teaching

Posted by ASCD on May 17, 2022

Literacy is the foundation for all learning and must be accessible to all students. This fundamental premise is the basis for Kimberly N. Parker’s goal to make the literacy classroom a place where students can safely talk about key issues, move to dismantle inequities, and collaborate with one another. Introducing diverse texts is an essential part of the journey, but teachers must also be equipped with culturally relevant pedagogy to improve literacy instruction for all. How can you create this environment in your own classroom?

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Through the practices in this book, teachers can create the more inclusive, representative, and equitable classroom environment that all students deserve.

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