Teacher Education — Urban Education and Social Justice
Richard J. Ayers

Richard J. Ayers, M.A.

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education


M.A., Education, Mills College, CA
Ph.D., Language, Literacy, and Culture, U.C. Berkeley, CA

Courses Offered
  • Learning and Teaching, Action Research
  • Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice
  • Teaching Adolescents

Ayers, Rick and William Ayers. (2010). Teaching the Taboo: Courage and Imagination in the Classroom.  New York: Teacher’s College Press.

Ayers, Rick and Crawford, Amy. (2004). Great Books for High School Kids: A Teacher’s Guide to Books That Can Change Teens’ Lives.  Boston: Beacon Press.

Ayers, W., Dohrn, B. and Ayers, R. (2001), Zero Tolerance:  Resisting the drive for punishment, A handbook  for parents, students, educators and citizens.  New York: New Press.

Ayers, R. (2000).  Studs Terkel’s Working, a Teaching Guide. New York: New Press.

Ayers, R. (ed)., (North Atlantic published 2003).  Berkeley High Slang Dictionary.  Berkeley: North Atlantic books.

Ayers, Rick. (2013).  “Creative Writing: The Long and Winding Road” Donahue, David and Marshall, Julia, ed. The Resource Book for Integrated Learning through Contemporary Art.  New York: Teachers College Press.

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