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"Multiplication is for white people" : raising expectations for other people's children

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, New York, p.224 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LC213.2 .D45 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9581585

Keywords:

Academic achievement--United States, African American students, Educational equalization--United States, Minorities--Education--United States, Students with social disabilities--Education--United States, United States--Race relations

Abstract:

Contents: There is no achievement gap at birth -- Infinite capacity -- Stuff you never would say : the ingredients of successful elementary classrooms -- Warm demanders : the importance of teachers in the lives of children of poverty -- Skin-deep learning : teaching those who learn differently -- "I don't like it when they don't say my name right" : why "reforming" can't mean "whitening" -- Picking up the broom : demanding critical thinking -- How would a fool do it? : assessment -- Shooting hoops : what can we learn about the drive for excellence? -- Invisibility, disidentification, and negotiating blackness on campus -- Will it help the sheep? : university and community.

Publication Language:

eng