Performing New Geographies of Literacy Teaching and Learning

Vasudevan, Lalitha
July 2009
English Education;Jul2009, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p356
Academic Journal
The article relates the transformation of teaching and learning with the use multimodal literacy practices of urban adolescents and adults at the Alternative to Incarceration Program (AITP) in New York City. A teacher named Tony incorporates theater, recognition and humor in teaching literacy, direction and performance of plays. Teachers conduct classes outside classrooms such as field trips. It also includes the Insight Project where students learn acting and writing.


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