Dr. Shawn Anthony Robinson published an article in Gifted Child Today titled Critical Literacy and Its Impact on African American Boys’ Reading Identity.
With the classroom demographics of special education shifting to mirror more diversity among students, PreK-12 teachers may want to examine how critical literacy impacts African American boys’ reading identity with an emphasis on a representational intersectionality approach to learning. The article highlights the urgent importance of critical literacy and its impact on reading identity, concluding with a brief discussion that focuses on a representational intersectionality approach to learning (Warner & Brown, 2011) while applying Sweet and Snow’s (2003) model. The article culminates with a call for action for classroom practice.
View the publication here.