Volume 1 Issue 2

The Concept of Educational Sovereignty Friday evening keynote address at the 2002 Ethnography in Education Research Forum

Luis Moll

ditor's note: This is a transcript of the Friday evening keynote address at the 2002 Ethnography in Education Forum at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education. The transcript has been edited for clarity. However, some portions were difficult to transcribe and are marked with an [ ].

A Dialogue Across Time, Space, and Perspective Saturday evening conversation between Kris Gutiérrez and Ray McDermott at the Ethnography in Education Research Forum, moderated by Dr. Nancy H. Hornberger of the University of Pennsylvania

Kris Gutiérrez and Ray McDermott

Editor's note: This is a transcript of a conversation between Ray McDermott and Kris Gutiérrez at the 2002 Ethnography in Education Forum at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education. The transcript has been edited for clarity. However, some portions were difficult to transcribe and are marked with an [ ].

Keywords: Cultural Awareness, Diversity (Student), Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Ethnography, Minority Group Children, Social Class, Urban Schools

Beyond "I": Critical Literacy, Social Education, and the "I-Search"

Beth C. Rubin

If I hadn't done the I-Search, like, [on] this topic [acquaintance rape], I guess I would still be kind of wondering about it. Like how do you deal with it after, am I doing the right thing...stuff like that. The I-Search was kind of a door I could go through and read all these things and realize that I wasn't the only one. 
- Teresa , tenth grade student

...if knowledge is to be used by students to give meaning to their existence, educators will have to use the students' values, beliefs, and knowledge as an important part of the learning process before, as Maxine Greene points out, a "leap to the theoretical" can be attempted (H. Giroux, Teachers As Intellectuals, 1988, p. 65).