be the change
teacher, activist, global citizen
©2010 Textbook XII, 332 Pages
Series: Global Studies in Education, Volume 1
This book examines the ways young people engage in action, dialogue, and activism, and how they become global citizens. The essays in the book illustrate how young people with deep convictions on how to change the world make a difference in their communities. The community becomes the classroom, and their activism the true lesson. Possible «utopias» are realized with every effort to engage in activism, to be an advocate for both oneself and others, and with each critical engagement with oppression. These young activists are the unsung heroes and theirs are the victories in current educational debates. Moving away from theoretical debates on multicultural and progressive education, this book illustrates how youth action, curriculum strategies and creative writing, service learning projects, advocacy work at community-based and grassroots organizations, and global initiatives can result in real-life victories.
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- 2010 (August)
- teacher activist global citizen education Critical pedagogy Teaching--Social aspects Social action Youth--Political activity Social justice--Study and teaching Teachers--Political activity
- New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main., Oxford, Wien, 2010. XII, 332 pp.