shadow knowledge (Abram, in Abram & Jardine, 2000)


This research and its representation engages in "ways of knowing that lie deep beneath the surface of words,  beneath the carefully planned curricula of our schooling" (Dunlop, 2002, p. 25). It speaks of a kind of "'shadow knowledge'" garnered "out of the spotlight cast by those ostensibly in charge of what's worth knowing" (Abram in Abram & Jardine, 2000, p. 176). Or what gets to count.