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2018
Volume 98, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0360-9170
  • E-ISSN: 1943-2402
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This article describes how elementary-aged students engaged in critical literacy and imagined possibilities for change while participating in a literacy makerspace camp in rural South Africa.

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