Teaching Harry Potter The Power of Imagination in Multicultural Classrooms

Given the current educational climate of high stakes testing, standardized curriculum, and 'approved' reading lists, incorporating unauthorized, popular literature into the classroom becomes a political choice. The authors examine why teachers choose to read Harry Potter , how they use the...

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Main Authors: Belcher, Catherine L., Stephenson, Becky Herr (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Palgrave Macmillan US 2011, 2011
Series:Secondary Education in a Changing World
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Given the current educational climate of high stakes testing, standardized curriculum, and 'approved' reading lists, incorporating unauthorized, popular literature into the classroom becomes a political choice. The authors examine why teachers choose to read Harry Potter , how they use the books, and the resulting teacher-student interactions
Physical Description:216 p online resource
ISBN:9780230119918