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Controversies in the Classroom

A Radical Teacher Reader

Joseph Entin Robert C. Rosen Leonard Vogt William Ayers

208 pages
Teachers College Press
This book features the most important and exciting writing from the past 15 years of Radical Teacher magazine. Focusing on the personal experience of teachers and the practical realities of teaching, the essays cover Teaching About War; Teaching About Globalization; Teaching About Race, Ethnicity, and Language; Teaching About Gender and Sexualities; and Threats to Public Education: Testing, Tracking, and Privatization . This is a must read for all teachers who are committed to creative pedagogy and social justice. Contributors: Bernadette Anand, Nancy Barnes, Lilia I. Bartolomé, Bill Bigelow, Lawrence Blum, Marjorie Feld, Michelle Fine, H. Bruce Franklin, Stan Karp, Kevin K. Kumashiro, Pepi Leistyna, Arthur MacEwan, Sarah Napier, Bob Peterson, Nicole Polier, Patti Capel Swartz, Maria Sweeney, Rita Verma, and Kathleen Weiler.
Author Bio
Joseph Entin teaches English and American Studies at Brooklyn College, City University of New York . Robert C. Rosen teaches English at William Paterson University in New Jersey . Leonard Vogt is Professor Emeritus of English at LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York.