Realms of Knowledge: Is There a Common Core?

September 1984
Education Week;9/5/1984, Vol. 4 Issue 1, pL24
The article comments on the failure of achieving cultural literacy in the U.S. Teachers will need more experience to deal with students from diverse social groups and need to be more aware of contextual issues, culture and history, according to Sarah Lawrence Lightfoot, professor of education and social policy at Harvard University. Several instances that show cultural illiteracy are discussed.


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