Document Type


Publication Date

January 2005

Publication Title

Journal of Thought


Discusses the utilization of cultural identity and cultural experience of students as central referents in knowledge production by teacher-educators in the U.S. Role of autobiographies in knowledge construction; Information on engaged pedagogy; Reasons behind a few number of women of color who choose teaching as a profession; Advantages of knowing the cultural identity and experiences of students.


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