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Further exploration of Noa's Ark (late posting of journal 3)

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Multiliterate education largely does not exist in an effective form not simply because teachers lack the tools with which to implement it, but because enough value is not put on it for tools to be developed in the first place. At the expense of multiliterate education, other curricula are put in place that foster values entrenched in the privileged middle class cultures and economies that hold power in this country. I think this text reads nicely alongside Delpit as one attempts to explore different ways of approaching how we change power and value systems in schools, and how multiple literacies can be achieved perhaps only through recognition of the reasons behind favoring certain kinds of literacies over others.