Joanne Larson

Joanne Larson

Joanne Larson is the Michael W. Scandling Professor of Education at the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester. She is the author of “Radical Equality in Education: Starting Over in U.S. Schooling” (Routledge, 2014).

Critical Literacy and Social Action

Critical Literacy and Social Action

One of the classes I enjoy teaching the most is Literacy Learning as Social Practice. A key reason is the final assignment. Students do a critical literacy project where they identify a social issue or problem they are interested in investigating, research that problem, and then develop a social action that addresses that problem. For critical literacy, the action taken… Read more →