Appalachia in the classroom : teaching the region
- Athens : Ohio University Press, 
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- xxi, 280 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
F106 .A575 2013
- Unknown F106 .A575 2013
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Intro to Appalachian studies : navigating myths of Appalachian exceptionalism / Emily Satterwhite
- Listening to Black Appalachian laundrywomen : teaching with photographs, letters, diaries, and lost voices / Elizabeth S.D. Engelhardt
- The southern highlands according to Hollywood : teaching Appalachian history through film / John C. Inscoe
- Building bridges with Ron Rash's The world made straight : results from one university and high school partnership / Erica Abrams Locklear
- The feast hall, the arsenal, and the mirror : teaching literature to students at risk / Jeff Mann
- I hear Appalachia singing : teaching Appalachian literature in a general education American literature course / Linda Tate
- "Way back yonder" but not so far away : teaching Appalachian folktales / Tina L. Hanlon
- Teaching modern Appalachia in Wilma Dykeman's The Far family / Patricia M. Gantt
- Fred Chappell's I am one of you forever as a subject for literary analysis and an alternative image of mid-twentieth-century Appalachia / Ricky L. Cox
- Startling morals : teaching ecofiction with Barbara Kingsolver's Prodigal summer / Felicia Mitchell
- Appalachian poetry : a field guide for teachers / R. Parks Lanier Jr
- From Harlem home to Affrilachia : teaching the literary journey / Theresa L. Burriss
- Teaching the poetry and prose of Marilou Awiakta / Grace Toney Edwards
- Toward "crystal-tight arrays" : teaching the evolving art of Robert Morgan's poetry / Robert M. West.
- Publisher's Summary
- Appalachia in the Classroom contributes to the twenty-first century dialogue about Appalachia by offering topics and teaching strategies that represent the diversity found within the region. Appalachia is a distinctive region with various cultural characteristics that can't be essentialised or summed up by a single text. Appalachia in the Classroom offers chapters on teaching Appalachian poetry and fiction as well as discussions of nonfiction, films, and folklore. Educators will find teaching strategies that they can readily implement in their own classrooms; they'll also be inspired to employ creative ways of teaching marginalised voices and to bring those voices to the fore. In the growing national movement toward place-based education, Appalachia in the Classroom offers a critical resource and model for engaging place in various disciplines and at several different levels in a thoughtful and inspiring way.
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- edited by Theresa L. Burriss and Patricia M. Gantt.