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Truman, Sarah E. – Curriculum Inquiry, 2019
This paper considers how literacy and education more broadly reflect and reproduce world views and communicative practices rooted in the western epistemological conceptualization of what Sylvia Wynter calls "Man". I frictionally think-with Wynter's hybridity of bios and logos (mythoi), and more-than-human theories in relation to an…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Secondary School Students, Literacy, World Views
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Lamb, Sharon; Randazzo, Renee – Curriculum Inquiry, 2016
This research explores the question of how a sex education curriculum can be a form of civics education, moving students from a discourse of personal responsibility to a discourse that represents a "we" voice and takes into consideration not only the other person but society. In two 8-week classes delivered in a charter school to a…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Civics, Citizenship Education, Neoliberalism
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Sherry, Michael B. – Curriculum Inquiry, 2016
Education researchers have established the value of dialogic, whole-class discussions across content areas. However, such discussions have been defined primarily in terms of questions that enable or constrain interactions among multiple students. Research remains to be done on whether and how the subject matter with which teacher and students…
Descriptors: Grade 9, History Instruction, Teaching Methods, Sociolinguistics