Dialogue about the Limits of Teacher Educators and their Curriculum
In this currere piece, two authors engage in a duoethnographic process of dialagoue about a cross-insitutional bookclub addressing sociopolitical issues in education. The limits of texts, bookclubs, and teacher educator instruction are raised while the authors locate themseves in the sociopolitical consciousness raising process.
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