Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13
Topics
Discussion
Announcements

How Positioning Shapes Opportunities for Student Agency in Schools


by Adam York & Ben Kirshner 2015

This chapter shows how student positioning by adults shapes opportunities for students to learn collective systemic agency including practices such as organizing others, developing a systemic analysis, and taking action in complex institutions, such as schools. We argue that these learning opportunities are expanded when education professionals look beyond curricular experiences and attend to how students are positioned through discourse in the broader context of the school.


To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Sign-in
Email:
Password:
Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
 
Purchase this Article
Purchase How Positioning Shapes Opportunities for Student Agency in Schools
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
$12
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
$25
Visitor
Choose this to join the mailing list or add an announcement.
$0
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.
$210


This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 114. No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 117 Number 13, 2015, p. 103-118
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18277, Date Accessed: 12/14/2017 1:28:38 AM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools

Related Media


Related Articles

Related Discussion
 
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • Adam York
    University of Colorado - Boulder
    E-mail Author
    ADAM YORK is a doctoral candidate in Educational Psychology and Learning Sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His research interests are at the intersection of arts, media, and civic learning, and primarily include qualitative and participatory methodologies. Adam currently teaches courses in research methods and sociopolitical development at the University of Colorado Denver.
  • Ben Kirshner
    University of Colorado - Boulder
    E-mail Author
    BEN KIRSHNER is an associate professor in the School of Education at the University of Colorado, Boulder. His research examines how young people from marginalized communities interpret their sociopolitical context and learn to exercise collective political agency. Ben recently edited the book #youthaction: Becoming Political in the Digital Age, which draws together an interdisciplinary set of scholars to expand on the MacArthur Research Network framework of Youth and Participatory Politics.
Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue

Submit
EMAIL

Twitter

RSS