For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y all Too

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood    and the Rest of Y all Too
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Author: Christopher Emdin
Pages: 232
ISBN: 9780807006412
Release: 2016-03-22
Editor: Beacon Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A New York Times Best Seller Merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a prominent scholar offers a new approach to teaching and learning for every stakeholder in urban education. Drawing on his own experience of feeling undervalued and invisible in classrooms as a young man of color and merging his experiences with more than a decade of teaching and researching in urban America, award-winning educator Christopher Emdin offers a new lens on an approach to teaching and learning in urban schools. For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood...and the Rest of Y’all Too is the much-needed antidote to traditional top-down pedagogy and promises to radically reframe the landscape of urban education for the better. He begins by taking to task the perception of urban youth of color as unteachable, and he challenges educators to embrace and respect each student’s culture and to reimagine the classroom as a site where roles are reversed and students become the experts in their own learning. Putting forth his theory of Reality Pedagogy, Emdin provides practical tools to unleash the brilliance and eagerness of youth and educators alike—both of whom have been typecast and stymied by outdated modes of thinking about urban education. With this fresh and engaging new pedagogical vision, Emdin demonstrates the importance of creating a family structure and building communities within the classroom, using culturally relevant strategies like hip-hop music and call-and-response, and connecting the experiences of urban youth to indigenous populations globally. Merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, Emdin demonstrates how by implementing the “Seven C’s” of reality pedagogy in their own classrooms, urban youth of color benefit from truly transformative education. For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood...and the Rest of Y'all Too has been featured in MotherJones.com, Education Week, Weekend All Things Considered with Michel Martin, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, PBS NewsHour.com, Slate, The Washington Post, Scholastic Administrator Magazine, Essence Magazine, Salon, ColorLines, Ebony.com, Huffington Post Education

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y all Too

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood    and the Rest of Y all Too
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Author: Christopher Emdin
Pages: 220
ISBN: 9780807006405
Release: 2016
Editor: Beacon Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"Merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a prominent scholar offers a new approach to teaching and learning for every stakeholder in urban education. Drawing on his own experience of feeling undervalued and invisible in science classrooms as a young man of color, Christopher Emdin offers a new lens on and approach to teaching in urban schools. Putting forth his theory of Reality Pedagogy, Emdin provides practical tools to unleash the brilliance and eagerness of youth and educators alike--both of whom have been typecast and stymied by outdated modes of thinking about urban education. With this fresh and engaging new pedagogical vision, Emdin demonstrates the importance of creating a family structure and building communities within the classroom, using culturally relevant strategies like hip-hop music and call-and-response, and connecting the experiences of urban youth to indigenous populations globally"--

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y all Too

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood    and the Rest of Y all Too
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Author: Christopher Emdin
Pages: 232
ISBN: 9780807028025
Release: 2017
Editor: Beacon Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"Merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a prominent scholar offers a new approach to teaching and learning for every stakeholder in urban education. Drawing on his own experience of feeling undervalued and invisible in science classrooms as a young man of color, Christopher Emdin offers a new lens on and approach to teaching in urban schools. Putting forth his theory of Reality Pedagogy, Emdin provides practical tools to unleash the brilliance and eagerness of youth and educators alike--both of whom have been typecast and stymied by outdated modes of thinking about urban education. With this fresh and engaging new pedagogical vision, Emdin demonstrates the importance of creating a family structure and building communities within the classroom, using culturally relevant strategies like hip-hop music and call-and-response, and connecting the experiences of urban youth to indigenous populations globally"--

Urban Science Education for the Hip Hop Generation

Urban Science Education for the Hip Hop Generation
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Author: Christopher Emdin
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9789087909888
Release: 2010-01-01
Editor: BRILL

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Christopher Emdin is an assistant professor of science education and director of secondary school initiatives at the Urban Science Education Center at Teachers College, Columbia University. He holds a Ph.D. in urban education with a concentration in mathematics, science and technology; a master’s degree in natural sciences; and a bachelor’s degree in physical anthropology, biology, and chemistry.

The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys

The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys
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Author: Eddie Moore Jr.,Ali Michael,Marguerite W. Penick-Parks
Pages: 472
ISBN: 9781506351773
Release: 2017-09-22
Editor: Corwin Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Empower black boys to dream, believe, achieve Schools that routinely fail Black boys are not extraordinary. In fact, they are all-too ordinary. If we are to succeed in positively shifting outcomes for Black boys and young men, we must first change the way school is “done.” That’s where the eight in ten teachers who are White women fit in . . . and this urgently needed resource is written specifically for them as a way to help them understand, respect and connect with all of their students. So much more than a call to call to action—but that, too!—The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys brings together research, activities, personal stories, and video interviews to help us all embrace the deep realities and thrilling potential of this crucial American task. With Eddie, Ali, and Marguerite as your mentors, you will learn how to: Develop learning environments that help Black boys feel a sense of belonging, nurturance, challenge, and love at school Change school culture so that Black boys can show up in the wholeness of their selves Overcome your unconscious bias and forge authentic connections with your Black male students If you are a teacher who is afraid to talk about race, that’s okay. Fear is a normal human emotion and racial competence is a skill that can be learned. We promise that reading this extraordinary guide will be a life-changing first step forward . . . for both you and the students you serve. About the Authors Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., has pursued and achieved success in academia, business, diversity, leadership, and community service. In 1996, he started America & MOORE, LLC to provide comprehensive diversity, privilege, and leadership trainings/workshops. Dr. Moore is recognized as one of the nation’s top motivational speakers and educators, especially for his work with students K–16. Dr. Moore is the Founder/Program Director for the White Privilege Conference, one of the top national and international conferences for participants who want to move beyond dialogue and into action around issues of diversity, power, privilege, and leadership. Ali Michael, Ph.D., is the co-founder and director of the Race Institute for K–12 Educators, and the author of Raising Race Questions: Whiteness, Inquiry, and Education, winner of the 2017 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award. She is co-editor of the bestselling Everyday White People Confront Racial and Social Injustice and sits on the editorial board of the journal, Whiteness and Education. Dr. Michael teaches in the mid-career doctoral program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, as well as the Graduate Counseling Program at Arcadia University. Dr. Marguerite W. Penick-Parks currently serves as Chair of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. Her work centers on issues of power, privilege, and oppression in relationship to issues of curriculum with a special emphasis on the incorporation of quality literature in K–12 classrooms. She appears in the movie, “Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible,” by the World Trust Organization. Her most recent work includes a joint article on creating safe spaces for discussing White privilege with preservice teachers.

HipHopEd the Compilation on Hip Hop Education

 HipHopEd  the Compilation on Hip Hop Education
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Author: Christopher Emdin,Edmund S. Adjapong
Pages: 180
ISBN: 9004371850
Release: 2018-03
Editor: Brill - Sense

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The first volume of #HipHopEd: The Compilation on Hip-hop Education serves as a collection of work from scholars, practitioners and students alike who share their research and experiences as it relates to the use of hip-hop in educational spaces.

Beats Rhymes and Classroom Life

Beats  Rhymes  and Classroom Life
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Author: Marc Lamont Hill
Pages: 170
ISBN: 9780807776223
Release: 2009
Editor: Teachers College Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

For over a decade, educators have looked to capitalize on the appeal of hip-hop culture, sampling its language, techniques, and styles as a way of reaching out to students. But beyond a fashionable hipness, what does hip-hop have to offer our schools? In this revelatory new book, Marc Lamont Hill shows how a serious engagement with hip-hop culture can affect classroom life in extraordinary ways. Based on his experience teaching a hip-hop–centered English literature course in a Philadelphia high school, and drawing from a range of theories on youth culture, identity, and educational processes, Hill offers a compelling case for the power of hip-hop in the classroom. In addition to driving up attendance and test performance, Hill shows how hip-hop–based educational settings enable students and teachers to renegotiate their classroom identities in complex, contradictory, and often unpredictable ways. “One of the most profound, searching, and insightful studies of what happens to the identities and worldviews of high school students who are exposed to a hip-hop curriculum." —Michael Eric Dyson, author, Can You Hear Me Now? “Hill’s book is a beautifully written reminder that the achievement gaps that students experience may be more accurately characterized as cultural gaps—between them and their teachers (and the larger society). This is a book that helps us see the power and potential of pedagogy.” —From the Foreword by Gloria Ladson-Billings, University of Wisconsin–Madison “Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom Life offers a vibrant, rigorous, and comprehensive analysis of hip-hop culture as an effective pedagogy, cultural politics, and a mobilizing popular form. This book is invaluable for anyone interested in hip-hop culture, identity, education, and youth.” —Henry Giroux, McMaster University “This book marks the time where our modern literature changes from entertainment to education. A study guide for our next generation using the modern day struggle into manhood and beyond.” —M-1 from dead prez

Between the World and the Urban Classroom

Between the World and the Urban Classroom
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Author: George Sirrakos Jr.,Christopher Emdin
Pages: 20
ISBN: 9789463510325
Release: 2017-05-12
Editor: Springer

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Borrowing from the ideas of John Dewey, schools and classrooms are a reflection of the world; therefore, in order to make sense of the urban classroom, we need to make sense of the world. In this book, the editors have compiled a collection of nine critical essays, or chapters, each examining a particular contemporary national and/or international event. The essays each undertake an explicit approach to naming oppression and addressing it in the context of urban schooling. Each essay has a two-fold purpose. The first purpose is to help readers see the world unveiled, through a more critical lens, and to problematize long held beliefs about urban classrooms, with regard to race, gender, social class, equity, and access. Second, as each author draws parallels between an event and urban classrooms, a better understanding of the microstructures that exist in urban classrooms emerges. “At a time of serious political, economic, and social uncertainty, we need a book like this, one that showcases how the world can be seen as a critical site of curriculum and pedagogy. A powerful intersectional analysis of the world, word, and urban sociopolitical context, authors in this book push the boundaries of what educators know and do in urban schools and classrooms. Grounded in frameworks of critical race theory and culturally relevant pedagogy, authors center essential societal moments that must be viewed as the real curriculum. These moments can equip students with tools to examine ‘the what of the world’ as well as how to examine, critique, challenge, and disrupt individual, systemic, and structural realities and practices that perpetuate and maintain a racist, sexist, homophobic, and xenophobic status quo. This is an important, forward-thinking, innovative book – a welcome addition to the field of urban education.” – H. Richard Milner IV, Helen Faison Chair of Urban Education, University of Pittsburgh

Social Studies for Secondary Schools

Social Studies for Secondary Schools
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Author: Alan J. Singer
Pages: 259
ISBN: 9781135041205
Release: 2014-10-08
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Now in its 4th edition, this popular text for secondary social studies methods courses integrates discussions of educational goals and the nature of history and social studies with ideas for organizing social studies curricula, units, lessons, projects, and activities. A major theme throughout is that what teachers choose to teach and the way they teach reflect their broader understanding of society, history, and the purpose of social studies education. Advocating an inquiry and activity-based view of social studies teaching that respects the points of view of students and teachers, and based in practice and experience, it offers systematic support and open, honest advice for new teachers. Each chapter addresses a broad question about social studies education; sub-chapters begin with narrower questions that direct attention to specific educational issues. Lesson ideas and materials in the book and online are especially designed to help new teachers to address common core learning standards, to work in inclusive settings, and to promote literacy and the use of technology in social studies classrooms. Chapters include highlighted Learning Activities, Teaching Activities, nd Classroom Activities designed to provoke discussion and illustrate different approaches to teaching social studies, and conclude with recommendations for further reading and links to on-line essays about related social studies topics. Activities are followed by four categories: "Think it over," "Add your voice to the discussion," "Try it yourself," and "It’s your classroom." All of these are supported with online teaching material. Designed for undergraduate and graduate pre-service social studies methods courses, this text is also useful for in-service training programs, as a reference for new social studies teachers, and as a resource for experienced social studies educators who are engaged in rethinking their teaching practice. New in the Fourth Edition Provides a number of new lesson ideas paired with online lesson plans and activity sheets in every chapter Takes a new focus on data-driven, standards-based instruction, especially in relation to the common core curriculum Addresses the interactive nature of learning in updated technology sections Reflects current trends in history education Includes more of what the author has learned from working teachers Offers a wealth of additional on-line material linked to the text

The Battle for Room 314

The Battle for Room 314
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Author: Ed Boland
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781455560608
Release: 2016-02-09
Editor: Grand Central Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

THE BATTLE FOR ROOM 314 In a fit of idealism, Ed Boland left a twenty-year career as a non-profit executive to teach in a tough New York City public high school. But his hopes quickly collided headlong with the appalling reality of his students' lives and a hobbled education system unable to help them: Freddy runs a drug ring for his incarcerated brother; Nee-cole is homeschooled on the subway by her brilliant homeless mother; and Byron's Ivy League dream is dashed because he is undocumented. In the end, Boland isn't hoisted on his students' shoulders and no one passes AP anything. This is no urban fairy tale of at-risk kids saved by a Hollywood hero, but a searing indictment of schools that claim to be progressive but still fail their students. Told with compassion, humor, and a keen eye, Boland's story is sure to ignite debate about the future of American education and attempts to reform it.

The Conscious Educator Becoming Culturally Responsive Teachers and Schools

The Conscious Educator  Becoming Culturally Responsive Teachers and Schools
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Author: Salandra Grice
Pages: 140
ISBN: 1634988515
Release: 2019-07-26
Editor: Bookstand Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Conscious Educator presents an honest, inspiring, and solutions-focused approach to creating more positive and equitable school experiences for every student. Inspired by her real-life teaching experiences as a former elementary school teacher, author Salandra Grice shines a light on the blind spots many teachers have when it comes to teaching culturally diverse students. She doesn't shy away from holding every teacher accountable for committing to become a culturally conscious educator. The topics Salandra covers in this work include important connections between culture and learning, and the misinformed ideology of colorblindness among many K-12 educators. In this well-researched book, Salandra pulls no punches in her attempt to ask educators to self-reflect, and to accept accountability for the lack of culturally aware educational practices, and the prevalence of inequitable practices, currently in place in today's schools. With its goal being the implementation of solutions to create greater pathways of success for every student, The Conscious Educator is the new guide for educators who want to be prepared to teach our 21st-century students. This book, filled with practical, ready-to-implement strategies and approaches for teaching diverse students, is the foundation for good teaching. Without these strategies and approaches, today's trend of fast fixes to enhance student achievement won't matter in attempts to close achievement gaps. The bottom line is this: If teachers do not know who they are teaching, then they cannot be effective in understanding how to teach them.

The Art of Coaching Teams

The Art of Coaching Teams
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Author: Elena Aguilar
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781118984161
Release: 2016-02-16
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The missing how-to manual for being an effective team leader The Art of Coaching Teams is the manual you never received when you signed on to lead a team. Being a great teacher is one thing, but leading a team, or team development, is an entirely different dynamic. Your successes are public, but so are your failures—and there's no specific rubric or curriculum to give you direction. Team development is an art form, and this book is your how-to guide to doing it effectively. You'll learn the administrative tasks that keep your team on track, and you'll gain access to a wealth of downloadable tools that simplify the "getting organized" process. Just as importantly, you'll explore what it means to be the kind of leader that can bring people together to accomplish difficult tasks. You'll find practical suggestions, tools, and clear instructions for the logistics of team development as well as for building trust, developing healthy communication, and managing conflict. Inside these pages you'll find concrete guidance on: Designing agendas, making decisions, establishing effective protocols, and more Boosting your resilience, understanding and managing your emotions, and meeting your goals Cultivating your team's emotional intelligence and dealing with cynicism Utilizing practical tools to create a customized framework for developing highly effective teams There is no universal formula for building a great team, because every team is different. Different skills, abilities, personalities, and goals make a one-size-fits-all approach ineffective at best. Instead, The Art of Coaching Teams provides a practical framework to help you develop your group as a whole, and keep the team moving toward their common goals.

The Real Ebonics Debate

The Real Ebonics Debate
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Author: Theresa Perry,Lisa D. Delpit
Pages: 227
ISBN: 0807031453
Release: 1998
Editor: Beacon Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Examines the controversy surrounding Ebonics and education

Homegrown

Homegrown
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Author: bell hooks,Amalia Mesa-Bains
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781351757430
Release: 2017-09-13
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In Homegrown, cultural critics bell hooks and Amalia Mesa-Bains reflect on the innate solidarity between Black and Latino culture. Riffing on everything from home and family to multiculturalism and the mass media, hooks and Mesa-Bains invite readers to re-examine and confront the polarizing mainstream discourse about Black-Latino relationships that is too often negative in its emphasis on political splits between people of color. A work of activism through dialogue, Homegrown is a declaration of solidarity that rings true even ten years after its first publication. This new edition includes a new afterword, in which Mesa-Bains reflects on the changes, conflicts, and criticisms of the last decade.

Learning to Liberate

Learning to Liberate
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Author: Vajra Watson
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9781136593864
Release: 2012-03-29
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Few problems in education are as pressing as the severe crisis in urban schools. Though educators have tried a wide range of remedies, dismal results persist. This is especially true for low-income youth of color, who drop out of school—and into incarceration—at extremely high rates. The dual calamity of underachievement in schools and violence in many communities across the country is often met with blame and cynicism, and with a host of hurtful and unproductive quick fixes: blaming educators, pitting schools against each other, turning solely to the private sector, and ratcheting up the pressure on teachers and students. But real change will not be possible until we shift our focus from finding fault to developing partnerships, from documenting problems to discovering solutions. Learning to Liberate does just that by presenting true and compelling community-based approaches to school reform. Drawing on over three years of ethnographic research, Vajra Watson explores the complicated process of reaching and teaching today's students. She reveals how four nontraditional educators successfully empower young people who have repeatedly been left behind. Using portraiture, a methodology rooted in vivid storytelling, Watson analyzes each educator's specific teaching tactics. Uncovering four distinct pedagogies—of communication, community, compassion, and commitment—she then pulls together their key strategies to create a theoretically grounded framework that is both useful and effective. A poignant, insightful, and practical analysis, Learning to Liberate is a timely resource for all educators and youth-serving practitioners who are committed to transforming "at-risk" youth into "at-promise" individuals who put their agency and potential into action in their schools and neighborhoods.

Great American City

Great American City
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Author: Robert J. Sampson
Pages: 534
ISBN: 9780226734569
Release: 2012-02-15
Editor: University of Chicago Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

To demonstrate the powerfully enduring effect of place, this text reviews a decade of research in Chicago, to demonstrate how neighborhoods influence social phenomena, including crime, health, civic engagement & altruism.

MC Means Move the Class

MC Means Move the Class
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Author: Shaun Woodly
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1732848114
Release: 2018-10-15
Editor: Unknown

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Pan Africanism in Modern Times

Pan Africanism in Modern Times
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Author: Olayiwola Abegunrin,Sabella Ogbobode Abidde
Pages: 332
ISBN: 9781498535106
Release: 2016-06-15
Editor: Lexington Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book succinctly interrogates Pan-Africanism from its early beginning to the present and into the future. It deviates from the traditional approach of many scholars and instead offers a more engaging and instructive approach to the study and understanding of a global phenomenon. A lot has changed about the Pan-African movement, yet it continues to be the starting point for those with interest in modern Africa and the African diaspora.

Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education

Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education
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Author: Vicki R. Lind,Constance McKoy
Pages: 148
ISBN: 9781317600848
Release: 2016-02-12
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education presents teaching methods that are responsive to how different culturally specific knowledge bases impact learning. It is a pedagogy that recognizes the importance of including students’ cultural references in all aspects of learning. Designed to be a supplementary resource for teachers of undergraduate and graduate music education courses, the book provides examples in the context of music education, with theories presented in Section I and a review of teaching applications in Section II. Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education is an effort to answer the question: How can I teach music to my students in a way that is culturally responsive? This book serves several purposes, by: • Offering theoretical/philosophical frameworks of social justice • Providing practical examples of transferring theory into practice in music education • Illustrating culturally responsive pedagogy within the classroom • Demonstrating the connection of culturally responsive teaching to the school and larger community

Beyond Silenced Voices

Beyond Silenced Voices
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Author: Lois Weis,Michelle Fine
Pages: 330
ISBN: 0791464628
Release: 2005-03-10
Editor: SUNY Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A thoroughly revised and updated edition of the classic text. Focuses on the roles of hope, participation, and change in reforming American schools.