This paper explores how teachers and students negotiate what counts as valid language and literacies in the classroom and in society. Discourse analysis illustrates how a white, female teacher validates African American students’ culturally grounded discourse practice of Signifyin(g) as a legitimate literacy.
|State||Published - Nov 2010|
|Event||National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference - Orlando, FL|
Duration: Nov 1 2010 → Nov 30 2010
|Other||National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference|
|Period||11/1/10 → 11/30/10|