The power of one : how you can help or harm African American students
- Thompson, Gail L., 1957-
- Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2010.
- Physical description
- viii, 188 p. ; 26 cm.
LC2717 .T49 2010
- Unknown LC2717 .T49 2010
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- 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 date
- Gail L. Thompson.