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Problematizing Yertle the Turtle, the Lorax, and Horton through critical literacy, global issues and Freire’s tenets
Through the use of children’s literature, this thesis encourages educators and parents to expose children, from an early age to texts that promote critical thinking. In order to identify texts that do so, an evaluation ...
Ecological education: Pedagogy of awareness, transformation and action through children’s literature in an ESL classroom
This research investigation explores possible ways of formally introducing ecological education to sixth grade Puerto Rican learners through children and young adult literature. The purpose of this project is to explore ...
Discovering your own LGBTQ voice: A look at queer children’s literature and their use in the Puerto Rican classroom
Genders, identity, alongside portrayals of the LGBTQ community, are highly intertwined in And Tango Makes Three and King & King. The publication of Children’s Queer Literature has always been surrounded by controversy, ...