Appalachia in the Classroom: Teaching the Region - download pdf or read online

By Theresa L. Burriss, Patricia M. Gantt

ISBN-10: 0821420410

ISBN-13: 9780821420416

Appalachia within the Classroom contributes to the twenty-first century discussion approximately Appalachia by way of providing subject matters and instructing innovations that symbolize the range stumbled on in the sector. Appalachia is a particular sector with quite a few cultural features that can’t be essentialized or summed up through a unmarried text.

Appalachia within the Classroom deals chapters on educating Appalachian poetry and fiction in addition to discussions of nonfiction, movies, and folklore. Educators will locate educating ideas that they could without difficulty enforce of their personal school rooms; they’ll even be encouraged to hire artistic methods of educating marginalized voices and to deliver these voices to the fore. within the starting to be nationwide circulation towards place-based schooling, Appalachia within the Classroom bargains a serious source and version for enticing position in a number of disciplines and at numerous varied degrees in a considerate and encouraging way.

Contributors: Emily Satterwhite, Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt, John C. Inscoe, Erica Abrams Locklear, Jeff Mann, Linda Tate, Tina L. Hanlon, Patricia M. Gantt, Ricky L. Cox, Felicia Mitchell, R. Parks Lanier, Jr., Theresa L. Burriss, Grace Toney Edwards, and Robert M. West.

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Sophomore, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Salem, Ohio (in federally defined Appalachia but not in consensus Appalachia), final reflection. 22. Sophomore, College of Business, Burtonsville, Maryland, final reflection. 23. Sophomore, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Page County, Virginia (in Appalachia, near Harrisonburg), final reflection. 24. Junior, College of Natural Resources and the Environment, Winston-Salem, North Carolina (one county east of Appalachia), final reflection.

7. Richard Hofstadter, quoted in Dunaway (1996, 2–3). 8. See also Inscoe (1995); and Shapiro (2002). I once assigned Shapiro’s article outright, but nibbling away at the myths with the readings I discuss here has proved a more accessible and successful strategy. 9. I gleaned the materials for this lecture from Cecelia Conway’s African Banjo Echoes in Appalachia (1995); and from Prof. Allen Tullos’s (2001) undergraduate course American Routes, for which I was a teaching assistant while a graduate student at Emory University.

12. pdf. 13. html. 14. allstays. htm (accessed 16 July 2012). 15. Junior, College of Science, Brick, New Jersey (in the southernmost county of the New York metropolitan statistical area), exam response. 16. Sophomore, College of Engineering, New City, New York (New York metropolitan statistical area), exam response. 17. Junior, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Burke, Virginia (WashingtonBaltimore–Northern Virginia consolidated metropolitan statistical area), final reflection. 18. Junior, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Norfolk, Virginia (Virginia Beach–Norfolk–Newport News consolidated metropolitan statistical area), final reflection.

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