Interrogating (Hi)stories, Audrey Lingley uses a critical constructivist perspective to problematize the absence of the spiritual dimension of human growth from pedagogical models that emphasize responsiveness to developmental psychology. The book investigates this conspicuous absence through critical historiographical research; it is a critical interrogation of the tacit understandings that guide education in general and middle grades reform in particular. The author offers practical, classroom-based implications and culturally respectful language for educators who believe spirituality is a legitimate aspect of human growth and learning in a public school setting.
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2014. 250 pp., num. ill.
Audrey Lingley, EdD, has worked as a social studies classroom teacher, curriculum developer, and middle school administrator
since 1995. Currently, she is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Portland State University.