Schooltalk: Rethinking What We Say About—and To—Students Every Day

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The New Press #ad - As a result, and, countless students “underachieve, ” others become disengaged, ultimately, we all lose. Mica pollock, editor of everyday antiracism—the progressive teacher’s must-have resource—now turns to what it takes for those working in schools to match their speech to their values, giving all students an equal opportunity to thrive.

New Press. An essential guide to transforming the quotidian communications that feed inequality in our schools—from the award-winning editor of Everyday AntiracismWords matter. Every day in schools, or other school professionals—implying, guidance counselors, intentionally or not, or by principals, language is used—whether in the classroom, in a student-teacher meeting, that some subset of students have little potential.

Schooltalk: Rethinking What We Say About—and To—Students Every Day #ad - By juxtaposing common scenarios with useful exercises, and income—are discussed in faculty meetings about test scores and data; the assumptions and communication breakdowns between counselors, teachers, and resources, concrete actions, Schooltalk describes how the devil is in the oft-dismissed details: the tossed-off remark to a student or parent about the community in which she lives; the way groups—based on race, ability, and other staff that cause kids to fall needlessly through the cracks; or the deflating comment to a young person about her college or career prospects.

Schooltalk will empower educators of every ilk, revealing to them an incredibly effective tool at their disposal to support the success of all students every day: their words.

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Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real About Race in School

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The New Press #ad - Questions following each essay prompt readers to examine and discuss everyday issues of race and opportunity in their own classrooms and schools. Contributors including beverly daniel tatum, and pedro noguera describe concrete ways to analyze classroom interactions that may or may not be "racial, Sonia Nieto, " deal with racial inequality and "diversity, " and teach to high standards across racial lines.

Topics range from using racial incidents as teachable moments and responding to the "n-word" to valuing students' home worlds, dealing daily with achievement gaps, and helping parents fight ethnic and racial misconceptions about their children. New Press. Which acts by educators are "racist" and which are "antiracist"? How can an educator constructively discuss complex issues of race with students and colleagues? In Everyday Antiracism, leading educators deal with the most challenging questions about race in school, offering invaluable and effective advice.

Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real About Race in School #ad - . For educators and parents determined to move beyond frustrations about race, Everyday Antiracism is an essential tool.

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Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

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Corwin #ad - Culturally responsive instruction has shown promise, but many teachers have struggled with its implementation―until now. Corwin Publishers. In this book, zaretta hammond draws on cutting edge neuroscience research to offer an innovative approach for designing and implementing brain compatible culturally responsive instruction.

The book includes:   information on how one’s culture programs the brain to process data and affects learning relationships Ten "key moves" to build students’ learner operating systems and prepare them to become independent learners Prompts for action and valuable self reflection New Press. A bold, brain based teaching approach to culturally responsive instruction To close the achievement gap, diverse classrooms need a proven framework for optimizing student engagement.

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English with an Accent

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Routledge #ad - New Press. Rosina lippi-green discusses the ways in which discrimination based on accent functions to support and perpetuate social structures and unequal power relations. Routledge. Since its initial publication, English with an Accent has provoked debate and controversy within classrooms through its in-depth scrutiny of American attitudes towards language.

English with an accent is essential reading for students with interests in attitudes and discrimination towards language. Corwin Publishers. This second edition has been reorganized and revised to include: new dedicated chapters on latino English and Asian American English discussion questions, video, and corporate culture a discussion of the long-term implications of the Ebonics debate a brand-new companion website with a glossary of key terms and links to audio, updated examples from the classroom, the judicial system, and suggested classroom exercises, further reading, the media, and images relevant to the each chapter's content.

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Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom

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The New Press #ad - A new classic among educators, other people’s Children is a must-read for teachers, administrators, and parents striving to improve the quality of America’s education system. Corwin Publishers. New Press. An updated edition of the classic revolutionary analysis of the role of race in the classroomwinner of an American Educational Studies Association Critics’ Choice Award and Choice Magazine’s Outstanding Academic Book Award, and voted one of Teacher Magazine’s “great books, ” Other People’s Children has sold over 150, 000 copies since its original hardcover publication.

Great for student teachers! Delpit suggests that many academic problems attributed to children of color are actually the result of miscommunication, as primarily white teachers and “other people’s children” struggle with the imbalance of power and the dynamics plaguing our system. This anniversary paperback edition features a new introduction by Delpit as well as new framing essays by Herbert Kohl and Charles Payne.

Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom #ad - In a radical analysis of contemporary classrooms, macArthur Award–winning author Lisa Delpit develops ideas about ways teachers can be better “cultural transmitters” in the classroom, stereotypes, where prejudice, and cultural assumptions breed ineffective education. Routledge. Perfect for anyone working in Education.

One of the most informative books, could be useful to parents too.

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An Interpersonal Approach to Classroom Management: Strategies for Improving Student Engagement

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Corwin Press #ad - Perfect for anyone working in Education. One of the most informative books, could be useful to parents too. Corwin Press. Both current and prospective teachers will find helpful tools for engaging difficult students, managing challenging relationships, and handling conflict. Great for student teachers! Key topics include: student behavioral, relational, and cognitive engagement in the learning process Classroom structures that contribute to student engagement The contribution of peer relationships to positive and negative behavior management Strategies that help children learn to manage their own behavior Connecting with students who are culturally and linguistically diverse New Press.

Presenting the psychology behind the best-managed classroomsThe authors engage you from the start by contrasting how differently teachers respond to common situations. Routledge. They expertly bridge the gap between educational psychology and classroom management from the perspectives of student engagement, peer and student-teacher relationships, and teacher self regulation.

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The Skin That We Speak: Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom

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The New Press #ad - Corwin Publishers. Now in paperback, the skin that we speak takes the discussion of language in the classroom beyond the highly charged war of idioms and presents today’s teachers with a thoughtful exploration of the varieties of English that we speak, in what Black Issues Book Review calls “an essential text.

Edited by bestselling author lisa delpit and education professor joanne Kilgour Dowdy, Gloria Ladson-Billings, as well as groundbreaking work by Herbert Kohl, the book includes an extended new piece by Delpit herself, and Victoria Purcell-Gates, as well as classic texts by Geneva Smitherman and Asa Hilliard.

The Skin That We Speak: Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom #ad - New Press. Great for student teachers! At a time when children are written off in our schools because they do not speak formal English, and when the class- and race-biased language used to describe those children determines their fate, The Skin That We Speak offers a cutting-edge look at crucial educational issues.

Perfect for anyone working in Education. One of the most informative books, could be useful to parents too. Corwin Press. Routledge.

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Start Where You Are, But Don't Stay There: Understanding Diversity, Opportunity Gaps, and Teaching in Today's Classrooms

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Harvard Education Press #ad - Perfect for anyone working in Education. One of the most informative books, could be useful to parents too. Corwin Press. It will prove indispensable to teachers, administrators, and scholars alike. New Press. Great for student teachers! Start where you are, but don’t stay there arises out of recent scholarship about race and education, but it is more directly inspired by the pressing need for useful and credible guidance for professional educators in diverse classrooms.

These case studies―of white and african American teachers working and preparing to work in urban and suburban settings―are presented amid more general discussions about race and teaching in contemporary schools. Harvard Education Press. The book centers on case studies that exemplify the challenges, pitfalls, and opportunities facing teachers in diverse classrooms.

Start Where You Are, But Don't Stay There: Understanding Diversity, Opportunity Gaps, and Teaching in Today's Classrooms #ad - . Informing these discussions and the cases themselves is their persistent attention to opportunity gaps that need to be fully grasped by teachers who aim to understand and promote the success of students of greatly varying backgrounds. A down-to-earth book, it aims to help practitioners develop insights and skills for successfully educating diverse student bodies.

Routledge. Corwin Publishers. Start where you are, but don’t stay there addresses a crucial issue in teacher training and professional education: the need to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers for the racially diverse student populations in their classrooms.

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White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

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Beacon Press #ad - Harvard Education Press. In this “vital, necessary, and beautiful book” michael eric Dyson, antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and “allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to ‘bad people’ Claudia Rankine. The new york times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.

In this "vital, and beautiful book" michael eric dyson, necessary, antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and "allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to 'bad people' Claudia Rankine. The new york times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism #ad - Perfect for anyone working in Education. One of the most informative books, could be useful to parents too. Corwin Press. In this in-depth exploration, how it protects racial inequality, DiAngelo examines how white fragility develops, and what we can do to engage more constructively. Great for student teachers!

New Press. Corwin Publishers.

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Better Than Carrots or Sticks: Restorative Practices for Positive Classroom Management

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ASCD #ad - Corwin Publishers. This book will prepare teachers at all levels to ensure that their classrooms are welcoming, enriching, and constructive environments built on collective respect and focused on student achievement. New Press. Perfect for anyone working in Education. One of the most informative books, could be useful to parents too.

Corwin Press. But studies show that when educators empower students to address and correct misbehavior among themselves, positive results are longer lasting and more wide reaching. After a comprehensive overview of the roots of the restorative practices movement in schools, the authors explain how to* Establish procedures and expectations for student behavior that encourage the development of positive interpersonal skills;* Develop a nonconfrontational rapport with even the most challenging students; and* Implement conflict resolution strategies that prioritize relationship building and mutual understanding over finger-pointing and retribution.

Better Than Carrots or Sticks: Restorative Practices for Positive Classroom Management #ad - Rewards and punishments may help to maintain order in the short term, but they're at best superficially effective and at worst counterproductive. The new york times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.

In this "vital, and beautiful book" michael eric dyson, necessary, antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and "allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to 'bad people' Claudia Rankine. Harvard Education Press.

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We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom

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Beacon Press #ad - Drawing on personal stories, research, and historical events, an esteemed educator offers a vision of educational justice inspired by the rebellious spirit and methods of abolitionists. Drawing on her life’s work of teaching and researching in urban schools, oppression, Bettina Love persuasively argues that educators must teach students about racial violence, and how to make sustainable change in their communities through radical civic initiatives and movements.

Perfect for anyone working in Education. One of the most informative books, could be useful to parents too. Corwin Press. Harvard Education Press. Great for student teachers! . Corwin Publishers. Following in the tradition of activists like ella baker, bayard Rustin, and Fannie Lou Hamer, We Want to Do More Than Survive introduces an alternative to traditional modes of educational reform and expands our ideas of civic engagement and intersectional justice.

We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom #ad - New Press. The new york times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality. In this "vital, necessary, and beautiful book" michael Eric Dyson, antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and "allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to 'bad people' Claudia Rankine.

Instead of trying to repair a flawed system, acronyms, grit labs, and character education, educational reformers offer survival tactics in the forms of test-taking skills, which Love calls the educational survival complex.

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