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Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The

This professional development workshop for high school teachers is an exploration of the richness of multicultural literature shown through four pedagogical approaches to teaching it: reader response, inquiry, cultural studies, and critical pedagogy. Eight one-hour video programs feature classroom footage illustrating these approaches, augmented by background information on featured authors and analysis of their works by leading scholars, educators, and the authors themselves. Rounding out the workshop experience are the print guide, which includes discussion questions and activities, and the Web site, which includes resources about literature and teaching strategies.

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Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 12:00 AM    "Workshop 1. Reader Response: Pat Mora and James Welch" In Part I, Alfredo Lujan and his students at the Monte del Sol school in Santa Fe, New Mexico, explore My Own True Name, Pat Mora. D

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Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 1. Reader Response: Pat Mora and James Welch" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 1. Reader Response: Pat Mora and James Welch" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 2. Reader Response: Keith Gilyard and Mourning Dove" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 2. Reader Response: Keith Gilyard and Mourning Dove" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 3. Inquiry: Rudolfo Anaya and James Baldwin" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 3. Inquiry: Rudolfo Anaya and James Baldwin" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 4. Inquiry: Tom" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 4. Inquiry: Tom" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jun 1, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 5. Cultural Studies: Ishmael Reed and Graciela Lim" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jun 1, 2013 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 5. Cultural Studies: Ishmael Reed and Graciela Lim" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 12:00 PM  "Workshop 1. Reader Response: Pat Mora and James Welch"

Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 12:00 AM  "Workshop 1. Reader Response: Pat Mora and James Welch"

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013 - 11:00 AM  "Workshop 8. Critical Pedagogy: Abiodun Oyewole and Lawson Fusao Inada"
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Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013 - 11:00 PM  "Workshop 8. Critical Pedagogy: Abiodun Oyewole and Lawson Fusao Inada"
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Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012 - 11:00 AM  "Workshop 7. Critical Pedagogy: Octavia E. Butler and Ruthanne Lum Mccunn"
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Tuesday, Dec 25, 2012 - 11:00 PM  "Workshop 7. Critical Pedagogy: Octavia E. Butler and Ruthanne Lum Mccunn"
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Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 - 11:00 AM  "Workshop 6. Cultural Studies: N. Scott Momaday and Russell Leong"
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Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 - 11:00 PM  "Workshop 6. Cultural Studies: N. Scott Momaday and Russell Leong"
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Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012 - 11:00 AM  "Workshop 5. Cultural Studies: Ishmael Reed and Graciela Lim"
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Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 - 11:00 PM  "Workshop 5. Cultural Studies: Ishmael Reed and Graciela Lim"
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