People Make Movements: Lessons from Freedom Summer Kathy Emery

ISBN: 9781567513899

Published: January 30th 2008

Hardcover

250 pages


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People Make Movements: Lessons from Freedom Summer  by  Kathy Emery

People Make Movements: Lessons from Freedom Summer by Kathy Emery
January 30th 2008 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 250 pages | ISBN: 9781567513899 | 4.33 Mb

Can we bring teachers and students together, not through the artificial sieve of certification and examination, but on the basis of their common commitment to an exciting social goal? Can we solve the old educational problem of how to teach childrenMoreCan we bring teachers and students together, not through the artificial sieve of certification and examination, but on the basis of their common commitment to an exciting social goal? Can we solve the old educational problem of how to teach children crucial values, while avoiding a blanket imposition of the teachers ideas?

People Make Movements asks the questions that get at the heart of what education should be about.-Howard Zinn, from the introductionPart history text, part curriculum, part invitation to activism, when our students consider who we are, People Make Movements will provide important insights.

Every social studies or language arts teacher can benefit from this new resource.-Bill Bigelow, editor of Rethinking Schools magazine and author of The Line Between Us: Teaching About the Border and Mexican ImmigrationBy looking at past achievements, all the human connections made in the struggle against racism, and the possibilities ahead, the message comes across: You Are History.-Elizabeth MartA-nez, editor of Letters from MississippiPeople Make Movements provides the historical context to the Freedom Schools of Mississippi in 1964.

It tells the story of how the four major civil rights organizations ended up joining together in Mississippi to break the back of segregation in the South. It is a case study illustrating important elements that are crucial to the success of a social movement. It behooves social justice advocates today to know these lessons if we are to contribute to the creation of the next social movement.



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