Digital Education and Learning

Digital Networking for School Reform

The Online Grassroots Efforts of Parent and Teacher Activists

Editors: Heron Hruby, Alison, Landon-Hays, M. (Eds.)

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Presenting school reform grassroots activists - teachers, parents, and organizers alike - in their own words, the editors document the newly emerged role of digital networks of activists in school reform and analyze their efforts as acts of critical literacy.

About the authors

George L. Boggs, Florida State University, USA J. Spencer Clark, Utah State University, USA Anthony Cody, Teachers Lead, USA Pamela Grundy, USA Shaun Johnson, USA Timothy Sklar, Edgewood College, USA Trevor Stewart, Appalachian State University, USA Dora Taylor, USA

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Critical Digital Literacies and the Struggle over What’s Common

    Boggs, George L. (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • Getting the Attention of the White House: Using Facebook to Promote Teacher Knowledge about School Reform

    Cody, Anthony

    Pages 14-22

  • United Opt Out National and the Resistance of High-Stakes Standardized Testing

    Johnson, Shaun (et al.)

    Pages 23-35

  • Beginning at the Blog: Moving from Kitchen-Table Plans to National Political Activism Using Digital Narratives

    Taylor, Dora

    Pages 36-47

  • Fighting Testing Madness in Charlotte, North Carolina

    Grundy, Pamela

    Pages 48-62

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Digital Networking for School Reform
Book Subtitle
The Online Grassroots Efforts of Parent and Teacher Activists
Editors
  • Alison Heron Hruby
  • M. Landon-Hays
Series Title
Digital Education and Learning
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-43074-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137430748
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-43073-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-49215-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 77
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