Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty

Author: Paul C. Gorski
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807772216
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
“This is the 'poverty book' I’ve been waiting for. It provides powerful, clear-eyed analysis of why economic inequities exist and persist, and practical classroom-tested guidance for teachers and leaders who care to make a difference. Paul Gorski’s voice is passionate, accessible, politically astute, and (I hope) impossible to ignore.” —Gary Howard, founder of the REACH Center and author of We Can't Teach What We Don't Know, Second Edition “This book should be required reading for all teachers! In his wonderfully readable, highly lucid analysis of poverty and social class, Paul Gorski gently but firmly redirects teachers away from damaging ways of seeing students and families who live in poverty, toward a vision of respect that champions equity and enables young people to bloom in the classroom.” —Christine Sleeter,professor emerita, California State University Monterey Bay and immediate past president of the National Association for Multicultural Education “Finally! A book that helps educators not only learn about the devastating impact of poverty on children’s lives, but also helps them think about what they can do—in the words of author Paul Gorski—right now as well as in the future to help improve the life chances of young people living in poverty. Highly readable and comprehensive, Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty will be a welcome addition to school, university, and community bookshelves.” —Sonia Nieto,professor emerita, University of Massachusetts, Amherst “From one of the smartest scholars on poverty and education comes this engaging, relatable, and thoroughly researched book that every educator and school leader should read. Paul Gorski makes vivid and compelling how and why poverty matters, where and when we've gone wrong with current reforms, and perhaps most important, what we can do in our schools and classrooms to ensure that every child receives the very best education that our nation has to offer. Read and share it today.” —Kevin Kumashiro, Dean, School of Education, University of San Francisco, author of Bad Teacher! How Blaming Teachers Distorts the Bigger Picture The author draws from decades of research to deconstruct popular myths, misconceptions, and educational practices that undercut the achievement of low-income students. He carefully describes the challenges that students in poverty face and the resiliencies they and their families draw upon. Most importantly, this book provides specific, evidence-based strategies for teaching youth by creating equitable, bias-free learning environments. Written in an appealing conversational tone, this resource will help teachers and school leaders to better reach and teach students in poverty. Book Features: A conceptual framework for creating equitable educational opportunities for low- and middle-income youth.Instructional strategies based on an analysis of more than 20 years of research on what works (and what doesn’t work).A depiction of teachers, not as the problem when it comes to the achievement gap, but as champions of students.Activities such as a Poverty and Class Awareness Quiz.

Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty

Author: Paul C. Gorski
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807754580
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Download Now
The author draws from decades of research to deconstruct popular myths, misconceptions, and educational practices that undercut the achievement of low-income students. He carefully describes the challenges that students in poverty face and the resiliences they and their families draw upon. Most importantly, this book provides specific, evidence-based strategies for teaching youth by creating equitable, bias-free learning environments. Written in an appealing conversational tone, this resource will help teachers and school leaders to better reach and teach students in poverty. This book features: a conceptual framework for creating equitable educational opportunities for low- and middle-income youth, instruction strategies based on analysis of more than 20 years of research on what works (and what doesn't work), a depiction of teachers not as the problem when it comes to the achievement gap, but as champions of students, activities such as a Poverty and Class Awareness Quiz.

We Dare Say Love

Author: Na'ilah Suad Nasir
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 080777751X
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
“We Dare Say Love” takes up the critically important issue of what it means to educate Black male students in a large urban district. It chronicles the development and implementation of the African American Male Achievement Initiative in Oakland Unified School District, following a small group of Black male educators who changed district policy and practice to create a learning experience for Black boys rooted in love. The book takes readers inside the classrooms and inside the heads and hearts of program founders, leaders, and instructors to understand their pedagogy of care. It also elucidates the rituals, beliefs, and practices that created a classroom environment that held high expectations for the engagement and achievement of Black boys and provided a space for Black male students to blossom. “This book offers an anti-deficit, anti-essentialist perspective of Black males’ performance in schools and gives nuance to the stark realities that young men face—some thriving, some struggling, some making progress, others seeking a place to be recognized for their full human potential.” —From the Afterword by Tyrone C. Howard, professor of education, UCLA and author of Black Male(d): Peril and Promise in the Education of African American Males “Chapters capture the multiple dimensions of collaborations and partnerships required for such systemic change, one of which is a fundamental wrestling with the metanarratives in the United States and elsewhere around the Black body and in particular the Black male. We can all learn revealing lessons of struggle and victory from the chapters of this volume.” —Carol D. Lee, Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University Contributors: Baayan Bakari, Christopher P. Chatmon, Shawn Ginwright, Jarvis R. Givens, Jerome Gourdine, Gregory Hodge, Tyrone C. Howard, Jahi, Patrick Johnson, Na’ilah Suad Nasir, David Philoxene, kihana miraya ross, Maxine McKinney de Royston, Pedro A. Noguera, Sepehr Vakil

Deconstructing Race

Author: Jabari Mahiri
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807757764
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
Mahiri argues that multicultural education needs to move beyond racial categories defined by the social, political, and economic forces of white supremacy. Exploring contemporary and historical scholarship on race, the emergence of multiculturalism, and the rise of the digital age, Deconstructing Race investigates micro-cultural practices and provides a framework for understanding the diversity of individuals and groups.

Diversity Studies

Author: Gertraude Krell
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593384787
Format: PDF
Download Now
Diversity – Vielfalt, Differenz – ist zu einem zentralen Thema gesellschaftlicher und wissenschaftlicher Auseinandersetzung geworden. Dabei wird in Diversity ein Potenzial gesehen, das es nicht zuletzt aus Gründen der Effizienz zu nutzen gilt. Mit Fokus auf Geschlecht, Alter und Ethnie werden in diesem Band Theorieansätze innerhalb dieser Forschungsrichtung vorgestellt und gezeigt, welche Anregungen sie für den praktischen Umgang mit sozialer und kultureller Vielfalt liefern.

Frieda tanzt

Author: Birgitta Sif
Publisher: Aladin
ISBN: 9783848900848
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
Frieda tanzt für ihr Leben gern. Doch sobald Menschen um sie herum sind, fühlt sie sich beobachtet und vergisst darüber das Tanzen. Bis eines Tages etwas ganz Ungewöhnliches passiert ...

Decolonizing Multicultural Counseling through Social Justice

Author: Rachael D. Goodman
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1493912836
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
Multicultural counseling and psychology evolved as a response to the Eurocentrism prevalent in the Western healing professions and has been used to challenge the Eurocentric, patriarchal, and heteronormative constructs commonly embedded in counseling and psychology. Ironically, some of the practices and paradigms commonly associated with “multiculturalism” reinforce the very hegemonic practices and paradigms that multicultural counseling and psychology approaches were created to correct. In Decolonizing "Multicultural" Counseling through Social Justice, counseling and psychology scholars and practitioners examine this paradox through a social justice lens by questioning and challenging the infrastructure of dominance in society, as well as by challenging ourselves as practitioners, scholars, and activists to rethink our commitments. The authors analyze the ways well-meaning clinicians might marginalize clients and contribute to structural inequities despite multicultural or cross-cultural training, and offer new frameworks and skills to replace the essentializing and stereotyping practices that are widespread in the field. By addressing the power imbalances embedded in key areas of multicultural theory and practice, contributors present innovative methods for revising research paradigms, professional education, and hands-on practice to reflect a commitment to equity and social justice. Together, the chapters in this book model transformative practice in the clinic, the schools, the community, and the discipline. Among the topics covered: Rethinking racial identity development models. Queering multicultural competence in counseling. Developing a liberatory approach to trauma counseling. Decolonizing psychological practice in the context of poverty. Utilizing indigenous paradigms in counseling research. Addressing racism through intersectionality. A mind-opening text for multicultural counseling and psychology courses as well as other foundational courses in counseling and psychology education, Decolonizing "Multicultural" Counseling through Social Justice challenges us to let go of simplistic approaches, however well-intended, and to embrace a more transformative approach to counseling and psychology practice and scholarship.

Assault on Kids and Teachers

Author: Roberta Ahlquist
Publisher: Peter Lang Incorporated, International Academic Publishers
ISBN: 9781433132827
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Download Now
In Assault on Kids and Teachers, educators from across the United States push back against the neoliberal school reform movements that are taking the "public" out of public education, demonizing teachers, and stealing from youth the opportunity for an equitable, just, and holistic education. Contributors, including teachers, educational and community activists, teacher educators, critical education scholars, and others, expose how racism, economic injustice, and other forms of injustice are created and recreated both locally and nationally through educational policies more intent on turning schools into profit centers and undermining teacher unions than on strengthening public schools. Topics include the privatization of public schools, the growing influence of grit ideology on school practices, zero tolerance policies and the school-to-prison pipeline, Teach For America, the lies behind the charter school movement, and the damage TPAs are doing to teacher education. Beyond leveling critiques at these and other troubling trends and practices, though, contributors describe the many sites and forms of resistance emerging in response to these assaults on kids and teachers from students, parents, teachers, and other concerned people. Assault on Kids and Teachers is both a call for deeper understandings of anti-democratic and regressive school reform initiatives and an invitation into movements for putting the "public" back into public education.

Bildungsarbeit der Zukunft

Author: Klaus Götz
Publisher: Rainer Hampp Verlag
ISBN: 387988630X
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
Ziel der Veröffentlichung ist es, einen Überblick über „State of the Art“, neue Trends und Entwicklungen, „Best Practice-Beispiele“, Ziele und Probleme etc. einer zukünftigen Bildungsarbeit zu geben. In diesem Sinne diskutierten die Beteiligten Autoren unter anderem die Themen Talentverknappung, Innovation/ Kreativität, Work-Life-Balance, HR und Asien, e-Life, alternde Bevölkerung/ Belegschaft und Messbarkeit der Bildungsarbeit. In diesem Buch wird angestrebt, die Konturen einer Bildungsarbeit der Zukunft sowohl vor ihrem theoretischen Hintergrund als auch in Bezug auf ihren praktischen Nutzen zu reflektieren.Folgende drei Fragen standen dabei im Mittelpunkt:1 Welches sind die Hauptherausforderungen an eine Bildungsarbeit der Zukunft?2 Welche Auswirkungen können diese auf HR-Strategien haben?3 Welche konkreten Maßnahmen leiten sich daraus für Unternehmen ab?