By Celia Oyler
How do educators interact scholars in group motion initiatives with no telling them what to imagine, tips on how to imagine, or what to do? Is it attainable to combine social justice organizing into the curriculum with no enforcing one’s political beliefs on scholars? In Actions communicate Louder than Words, longtime activist and instructor educator Celia Oyler delves into such questions via firsthand debts of social motion initiatives. via relocating past charity paintings or volunteerism, she exhibits how group activism initiatives provide fertile floor for practising democratic engagement as a part of school room work.
Actions converse Louder than Words is a scientific, qualitative examine supplying in-depth and specified photographs of academics who layout social motion initiatives as a part of the commonplace lecture room curriculum. each one case types a bankruptcy geared up as a story that comes with excerpts from school room dialogues, and interviews with scholars, academics, and oldsters describing their social motion tasks with adequate aspect to offer educators suggestions for designing such tasks for his or her personal school rooms. the ultimate bankruptcy examines energy, pedagogy, and studying results around the situations, offering particular advice to educators wishing to soak up such initiatives and delivering educational and procedural suggestion in addition to cautions. A clean new instance of taking on the problem to educate towards fairness and social justice, Actions converse Louder than Words is a useful source for educators who're captivated with the potential of integrating activism and advocacy into curriculum as a way to have interaction in robust democracy.
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Actions Speak Louder than Words: Community Activism as Curriculum (Teaching/Learning Social Justice) by Celia Oyler