Article Presentation Listening to Inner City Teachers of English Language Learners:  Differentiating Literacy Instruction
<ul><li>“  The idea that school, by itself, cannot cure poverty is hardly astonishing, but it is amazing how much of our p...
… some insight from Paulo Freire <ul><li>&quot;The oppressed want at any cost to resemble the oppressors.&quot; </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Regardless, we, as educators must still try. </li></ul>
<ul><li>THE PROBLEMS </li></ul>
Social inequities &  pervasiveness of  poverty Anti-immigrant & anti-bilingual sentiment Lack of resources in schools serv...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  1. 1. Article Presentation Listening to Inner City Teachers of English Language Learners: Differentiating Literacy Instruction
  2. 2. <ul><li>“ The idea that school, by itself, cannot cure poverty is hardly astonishing, but it is amazing how much of our political discourse is implicitly predicated on the notion that it can” – J. Traub </li></ul>
  3. 3. … some insight from Paulo Freire <ul><li>&quot;The oppressed want at any cost to resemble the oppressors.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;They call themselves ignorant and say the 'professor' is the one who has knowledge and to whom they should listen.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Almost never do they realize that they, too, 'know things' they have learned in their relations with the world.&quot; </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Regardless, we, as educators must still try. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>THE PROBLEMS </li></ul>
  6. 6. Social inequities & pervasiveness of poverty Anti-immigrant & anti-bilingual sentiment Lack of resources in schools serving the poor Children of color living in poverty and/or learning English are grossly over-represented in the category of unsuccessful literacy

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