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It is important as educators to have a holistic understanding of students’ identities as these experiences influence classroom dynamics. As noted by Dugan (2017), “…identity, knowledge, and power are influenced profoundly by ideology and hegemony and in turn play a role in shaping people’s stocks of knowledge” (p. 40). “Stocks of knowledge” are characterized by five principles: they are familiar, serve to help navigate the world, “shaped by lived experience, altered only through novel situations, and socially constructed based on identity” (Dugan, 2017, p. 34). These “stocks of knowledge” are also known as “funds of knowledge” by multicultural educators.

Publication Date

2-8-2019

Publisher

UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo 2019

Language

English

Keywords

Identity; Funds of knowledge

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Curriculum and Social Inquiry | Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education

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What are Funds of Knowledge? A Collaborative Approach to Education


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