Critical Lessons & Educational Change

Readings & Resources

Engaged Scholarship Projects

Letters by Publicly Engaged Educators

  • Edelman, M. W. (2008). The sea is so wide and my boat is so small: Charting a course for the next generation. NY: Hyperion.
  • Fine, M., Bloom, J., Burns, A., Chajet, L., Guishard, M., Payne, Y., Perkins-Munn, T., & Torre, M. E. (2005). Dear Zora: A letter to Zora Neale Hurston fifty years after Brown. Teachers College Record, 107, 496-528.
  • Glickman, C. (2007) (Ed.). Letters to the next president. NY: Teachers College Press.
  • Jelloun, T. B., and responses from Ayers, W., Delpit, L. D., Mura, D., & Williams, P. (2006). Racism explained to my daughter. NY: New Press.
  • Kozol, J. (2007). Letters to a young teacher. NY: Three Rivers.
  • Lake, R. (Ed.) (2010). Dear Maxine: Letters from the unfinished conversation with Maxine Greene. NY: Teachers College Press.
  • Meier, D., Sizer, T. H., & Sizer, N. F. (2004). Keeping school: Letters to families from principals of two small schools. Boston: Beacon.
  • Nieto, S. (2008). Dear Paulo: Letters from those who dare teach. Boulder: Paradigm.
  • Pulido, L. (2008). FAQs: Frequently (un)asked questions about being a scholar activist. In C. R. Hale (Ed.), Engaging contradictions: Theory, politics, and methods of activist scholarship (pp. 341-365). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Additional References and Examples of Course Readings

  • Freire, P. & Freire, A. M. A. (2004). Pedagogy of hope: Reliving pedagogy of the oppressed. London: Continuum.
  • hooks, b. (1994). Teaching to transgress: Education as the practice of freedom. NY: Routledge.

Current Syllabus for EDU 781 – Institutions & Processes in Education

  • Fall 2013 Course Syllabus

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