“Silence Signals Consent”: A Review of The Civically Engaged Classroom

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review


A review of Mary Ehrenworth, Pablo Wolfe, and Marc Todd's The Civically Engaged Classroom: Reading, Writing, and Speaking for Change (Heinemann, 2021). The review focuses on the book's multifaceted rationale for engaging pressing social issues in the classroom, including how civic engagement promotes a deep engagement with key facets of literacy pedagogy. It also describes the book's numerous tangible pedagogical resources. It ends by acknowledging the sometimes contentious local context for the important work that the authors are calling for.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)189-191
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy
Issue number2
StatePublished - Sep 1 2021

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2021 International Literacy Association


  • 2-Childhood
  • 3-Early adolescence
  • 4-Adolescence
  • 5-College/university students
  • 6-Adult
  • Advocacy < Policy
  • Critical pedagogy < Theoretical perspectives
  • Curriculum and Materials < Instructional
  • Identity
  • Practices and Methods
  • Social justice < Theoretical perspectives


Dive into the research topics of '“Silence Signals Consent”: A Review of The Civically Engaged Classroom'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this