Symbolic interactionism helps explain the meaning of labels in education and how this impacts teacher identity and professionalism. This article will explore elements of the symbolic interactionism theoretical framework: everyday life actions and interactions, meaning-making, language, labeling and symbols, identity, and teachers' self. Implications will follow.
"Meaning Making, Labeling, and Self in Symbolic Interactionism: Teacher Identity and Everyday Life,"
Impact: A Journal of Community and Cultural Inquiry in Education: Vol. 2:
1, Article 3.
Available at: https://commons.emich.edu/impact/vol2/iss1/3