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The power of one : how you can help or harm African American students / Gail L. Thompson.

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Author/Creator:
Thompson, Gail L., 1957-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • viii, 188 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781412976763
1412976766

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