Courageous Conversations About Race

A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools

Author: Glenn E. Singleton

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483388476

Category: Education

Page: 312

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Create a systemwide plan for transforming the district office, schools, and classrooms into places that truly support ALL students achieving their highest levels! This updated edition of the bestseller continues to explain the need for candid, courageous conversations about race so that educators may understand why achievement inequality persists and learn how they can develop a curriculum that promotes true educational equity and excellence. NEW! Revised Courageous Conversation Compass NEW! Racial autobiographies NEW! Case study on St. Paul Public Schools, which has stayed on track with the Courageous Conversation protocol and framework NEW! Links to video segments of the author describing the work REVISED! Activities and checklists for school and district leaders REVISED! Action and implementation steps

Courageous Conversations About Race

A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools

Author: Glenn E. Singleton,Curtis Linton

Publisher: Corwin

ISBN: 9780761988779

Category: Education

Page: 304

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Deepen your understanding of racial factors in academic performance and discover new strategies for closing the achievement gap! Examining the achievement gap through the prism of race, the authors explain the need for candid, courageous conversations about race in order to understand why performance inequity persists. Through these "courageous conversations," educators will learn how to create a learning community that promotes true academic parity. Practical features of this book include: Implementation exercises Prompts, language, and tools that support profound discussion Activities and checklists for administrators Action steps for creating an equity team

Facilitator's Guide to Courageous Conversations about Race

A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools

Author: Glenn Eric Singleton,Curtis Linton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781412941563

Category: Education

Page: 58

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Designed to complement the best-selling 'Courageous Conversations About Race', this facilitator's guide shows how to use professional development events to help educational leaders examine the achievement gap through the prism of race.

Courageous Conversations About Race, A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 149701574X

Category: Education

Page: 33

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Courageous Conversations About Race, A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

More Courageous Conversations About Race

Author: Glenn E. Singleton

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1412992664

Category: Education

Page: 337

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In this companion to his best-selling book, Singleton presents first-person vignettes and a detailed case study showing educators how to usher in courageous conversations to ignite systemic transformation.

Solving Disproportionality and Achieving Equity

A Leader's Guide to Using Data to Change Hearts and Minds

Author: Edward Fergus

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506343376

Category: Education

Page: 264

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When the numbers don’t lie, this is your guide to doing what’s right If your school is faced with a disproportionate rate of suspensions, gifted program enrollment, or special education referrals for students of color, this book shows how you can uncover the root causes and rally your staff to face the challenge head on. You will: Understand how bias creates barriers to the success of students of color Know what questions to ask and what data to analyze Create your own road map for becoming an equity-driven school, with staff activities, data collection forms, checklists, and progress monitoring tools

Cultural Literacy for the Common Core

Six Steps to Powerful Practical Instruction for All Learners

Author: Bonnie M. Davis

Publisher: Solution Tree Press

ISBN: 1936764423

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Build your cultural literacy while inspiring deep, thoughtful, unbiased thinking in students. Discover a six-step framework for becoming culturally literate that complements the Common Core and encourages students to be at the center of learning. Explore how to develop teacher-student relationships, engage in collaborative conversations, and encourage feedback to give voice to the increasingly diverse student body found in today’s classrooms

Everyday Antiracism

Getting Real About Race in School

Author: Mica Pollock

Publisher: The New Press

ISBN: 1595585672

Category: Education

Page: 416

View: 4965

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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. Contributors including Beverly Daniel Tatum, Sonia Nieto, and Pedro Noguera describe concrete ways to analyze classroom interactions that may or may not be “racial,” 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. Questions following each essay prompt readers to examine and discuss everyday issues of race and opportunity in their own classrooms and schools. For educators and parents determined to move beyond frustrations about race, Everyday Antiracism is an essential tool.

Gewaltfreie Kommunikation

Eine Sprache des Lebens

Author: Marshall B. Rosenberg

Publisher: Junfermann Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3873878011

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

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Wir betrachten unsere Art zu sprechen vielleicht nicht als ""gewalttätig"", dennoch führen unsere Worte oft zu Verletzung und Leid - bei uns selbst oder bei anderen. Die Gewaltfreie Kommunikation hilft uns bei der Umgestaltung unseres sprachlichen Ausdrucks und unserer Art zuzuhören. Aus gewohnheitsmäßigen, automatischen Reaktionen werden bewusste Antworten. Wir werden angeregt, uns ehrlich und klar auszudrücken und gleichzeitig anderen Menschen unsere respektvolle Aufmerksamkeit zu schenken. Wenn wir die Gewaltfreie Kommunikation in unseren Interaktionen anwenden, ob mit uns selbst, mit ein.

Talking About Race

Alleviating the Fear

Author: Steven Grineski,Julie Landsman,Robert Simmons III

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1579225624

Category: Education

Page: 340

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What is it that gives many of us White people a visceral fear about discussing race? Do you realize that being able to not think about or talk about it is a uniquely White experience? Do you warn your children about how people might react to them; find store staff following or watching you; get stopped by the police for no reason? The students of color in your classroom experience discrimination every day, in small and large ways. They don’t often see themselves represented in their textbooks, and encounter hostility in school, and outside. For them race is a constant reality, and an issue they need, and want, to discuss. Failure to do so can inhibit their academic performance. Failure to discuss race prevents White students from getting a real, critical and deep understanding of our society and their place in it. It is essential for the well-being of all students that they learn to have constructive conversations about the history of race in this country, the impact of racism on different ethnic communities, and how those communities and cultures contribute to society. The need to model for our students how to talk openly and comfortably about race is critical in America today, but it is still an issue that is difficult to tackle. To overcome the common fear of discussing race, of saying “something wrong”, this book brings together over thirty contributions by teachers and students of different ethnicities and races who offer their experiences, ideas, and advice. With passion and sensitivity they: cover such topics as the development of racial consciousness and identity in children; admit their failures and continuing struggles; write about creating safe spaces and the climate that promotes thoughtful discussion; model self-reflection; demonstrate the importance of giving voice to students; recount how they responded to racial incidents and used current affairs to discuss oppression; describe courses and strategies they have developed; explain the “n” word; present exercises; and pose questions. For any teacher grappling with addressing race in the classroom, and for pre-service teachers confronting their anxieties about race, this book offers a rich resource of insights, approaches and guidance that will allay fears, and provide the reflective practitioner with the confidence to initiate and respond to discussion of race, from the pre-school and elementary classroom through high school.

Using Equity Audits to Create Equitable and Excellent Schools

Author: Linda Skrla,Kathryn Bell McKenzie,James Joseph Scheurich

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452272271

Category: Education

Page: 152

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Use the power of equity audits to help eliminate achievement gaps and educational bias! Grounded solidly in theory and the use of data, this resource provides practical, easy-to-implement strategies for effectively using equity audits to ensure a high-quality education for all students, regardless of socio-economic class. Readers will discover how to increase equity awareness at school and district levels and remedy inequalities in teacher quality, program design, and student achievement by using: A set of “inequity indicators” for evaluating schools, generating essential data, and identifying problem areas Nine skill sets for improved equity-oriented teaching Charts, graphs, and support materials that can be customized for specific settings

Failure Is Not an Option

6 Principles That Advance Student Achievement in Highly Effective Schools

Author: Alan M. Blankstein

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452290326

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 6780

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School improvement that lasts: find out how with this masterful guide! New case studies and field-tested tools and techniques uncover indispensible insights in the powerful third edition of this bestseller. Discover why more than 350,000 educators have used this book to create schools that sustain success for every student. Build high-performing leadership teams across schools and districts through: Engagement strategies and capacity-building questions to help staff and students target meaningful goals New real-world examples to help stakeholders maintain collaborative cultures in the face of new teacher evaluations and merit pay, RTI and Common Core mandates, and diverse settings New tools, forms, and video segments on a companion website

Teenagers and Reading

Literary Heritages, Cultural Contexts and Contemporary Reading Practices

Author: Jacqueline Manuel,Sue Brindley

Publisher: Wakefield Press

ISBN: 1743050976

Category: Books and reading

Page: 289

View: 8911

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This book brings together international research and practical perspectives on the current state of teenagers' reading. Contributions by teachers, researchers and other educators explore the 'what, how, when, where, and why' of adolescents' reading, advancing our grasp of the relationships between and among teenage readers, texts and contexts.

Liebe ohne Punkt und Komma

Author: Jodi Picoult,Samantha van Leer

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732523861

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

View: 1723

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Was wäre, wenn du dich in den Helden deines Lieblingsbuchs verlieben würdest? Und er es tatsächlich schafft, in deine Welt zu gelangen, um bei dir zu bleiben? Es könnte das perfekte Happy End sein: Delilah und Oliver, der Prinz, der buchstäblich einem Märchen entsprungen ist, können endlich zusammen sein. Doch so einfach ist es leider nicht. Olivers Verschwinden hat die Märchenwelt ins Chaos gestürzt. Das Buch wehrt sich gegen diesen Eingriff und fordert seine eigentliche Geschichte zurück. Doch was wird dann aus Delilah und Oliver? Wird er je bei ihr in der realen Welt leben können, für immer? Die Fortsetzung des Bestsellers Mein Herz zwischen den Zeilen

School Psychology and Social Justice

Conceptual Foundations and Tools for Practice

Author: David Shriberg

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415522676

Category: Education

Page: 338

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"This book will provide an introduction to social justice from the perspective of the major topics that affect school psychology practice"--

Kleine große Schritte

Roman

Author: Jodi Picoult

Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641212294

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

View: 3634

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Ruth Jefferson ist eine der besten Säuglingsschwestern des Mercy-West Haven Hospitals in Connecticut. Dennoch wird ihr die Versorgung eines Neugeborenen von der Klinikleitung untersagt – die Eltern wollen nicht, dass eine dunkelhäutige Frau ihr Baby berührt. Doch eines Tages arbeitet Ruth allein auf der Station und bemerkt, dass das Kind keine Luft mehr bekommt. Sie entscheidet schließlich, sich der Anweisung zu widersetzen und dem Jungen zu helfen. Doch ihre Hilfe kommt zu spät, und Ruth wird von den Eltern des Jungen angeklagt, schuld an dessen Tod zu sein. Ein nervenaufreibendes Verfahren beginnt ...

The Biracial and Multiracial Student Experience

A Journey to Racial Literacy

Author: Bonnie M. Davis

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452273219

Category: Education

Page: 168

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What does it mean to be “in between”? As more biracial and multiracial students enter the classroom, educators have begun to critically examine the concept of race. Through compelling narratives, best-selling author Bonnie M. Davis gives voice to a frequently mislabeled and misunderstood segment of the population. Filled with research-based instructional strategies and reflective questions, this book supports readers in examining: The meaning of race, difference, and ethnicity How mixed-identity students develop racial identities How to adjust instruction to demonstrate cultural proficiency Complex questions on bi- and multiracial experiences, white privilege, and the history of race in the U.S.

Sara und Seth

Roman

Author: Esther Hicks

Publisher: Ansata

ISBN: 3641190347

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 232

View: 2271

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Die Bücher über die Abenteuer der kleinen Sara mit der weisen Eule Salomon haben ihren Weg in die Herzen vieler Leser gefunden. Das Geheimnis ihres Erfolgs: So schlicht erzählt wie Kindergeschichten, spiegeln sie doch die ganze vielschichtige Erlebniswelt der menschlichen Seele wider. Das lässt sie gerade für uns Erwachsene so reizvoll und nutzbringen werden – um das »innere Kind« in unserer eigenen Seele zu entdecken und zu heilen. Hier, im zweiten Band, findet Sara einen Freund: den aufgeweckten, rotzfrechen Seth. Er wurde vom Leben nicht gerade verwöhnt, aber er hat das Herz auf dem rechten Fleck. Durch Sara und Salomon findet auch Seth die Freude und das Glück, die unser aller Geburtsrecht sind. Der Weg dorthin ist gepflastert mit überraschenden Erkenntnissen und vielerlei Abenteuern – kurzweiliger, spannender Lesestoff voller Lebensweisheit.