The Skin That We Speak: Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom
Mega Sale! Save 24% on the The Skin That We Speak: Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom by The New Press at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Now in paperback, The Skin That We Speak takes the discussion of language in the classroom beyond the highly charged war of idioms and presents
Edited by bestselling author Lisa Delpit and education professor Joanne Kilgour Dowdy, the book includes an extended new piece by Delpit herself, as well as groundbreaking work by Herbert Kohl, Gloria Ladson-Billings, and Victoria Purcell-Gates, as well as classic texts by Geneva Smitherman and Asa Hilliard.
At a time when children are written off in our schools because they do not speak formal English, and when the class- and race-biased language used to describe those children determines their fate, The Skin That We Speak offers a cutting-edge look at crucial educational issues.
|Manufacturer:||The New Press|
|Publisher:||The New Press|
|Studio:||The New Press|
|Item Weight:||0.65 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.75 x 8.25 x 8.25 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.65 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.5 x 0.7 x 0.7 inches|