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The power of one : how you can help or harm African American students

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Corwin, Thousand Oaks, Calif., p.188 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LC2717 .T49 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9145686

Keywords:

African American students--Psychology, African American students--Services for, Motivation in education, Racism in education, Teacher-student relationships

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction : why alarm bells should be ringing in our heads -- Beliefs, mindsets, and baggage -- Identifying the personal benefits of increasing your efficacy with African American students -- That baggage is too heavy : uncovering negative mindsets that can undermine your work with African American students -- "You can't help but talk about race" : examining your beliefs about racism and racial problems -- "To be honest, I can't stand his mama" : facing your personal issues about the parents of African American students -- The curriculum, classroom management, and testing -- A hard knock life : how teachers can use the curriculum to empower African American students -- Only the strong survive : dealing with roadblocks to effective classroom management -- Using wisdom in assessing students in spite of the high-stakes-testing mania -- Learning from classroom scenarios and other problems that concern educators -- A work in progress : committing to ongoing personal and professional development.

Publication Language:

eng