Reading The Word Critically And Creating Your Own History

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READING THE WORD CRITICALLY AND CREATING YOUR OWN HISTORY, TEACHERS AS CHANGE AGENTS: WALKING WITH HAND IN HAND WITH STUDENTS AND PARENTS TOWARDS A SOCIALLY JUST EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE IN LITERACY

“There 's all the difference in the world between having something to say, and having to say something.”
― John Dewey
Dear reader, I want to remind you at the very beginning, since I am not a native speaker of English, I am not a master of the Master’s language. My only intension is to use it as a medium to express my thoughts. So, bear up with me if I have distorted the way you normally use your language. Yet, I bow my head with deep reverence to all the scholars who wrote in the master’s language enriching my mind with their poetry, prose and scholarly articles. I am penning down my thoughts here in the hope that the wonder and the joy that is mine would be the legacy of all the children in the world.
My purpose of writing this essay is to share my own experience as a teacher which I hope would be valuable to others who are teaching nonnative speakers of English and to explore the role other educators at all levels could play/playing by using their knowledge and practice in helping children to acquire literacy and numeracy by which we all as a group will move towards a more equitable world. The political stance of my presentation, if there is a one is to explore the ways of collaboration between the main stakeholders in the education process; who are daily interacting with the
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