Backtalk: Patriotism and perspective: Teaching “Born in the U.S.A.”

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Former social studies teacher and teacher educator Mark Kissling describes how he has used the Bruce Springsteen song “Born in the U.S.A.” to guide students to think more deeply about the meaning of patriotism and the various ways to understand a single text.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalPhi Delta Kappan
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2018


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  • Education

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