Teaching for Black Lives

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Rethinking Schools #ad - Black students' bodies and minds are under attack. We're fighting back.

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We Got This.: Equity, Access, and the Quest to Be Who Our Students Need Us to Be

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Heinemann #ad - It's not always about that. Consider this book a manual for how to begin that brilliantly messy work. Y'all want to use your essays and vocabulary words to save my future, but none of y'all know anything about saving my now. In we got this cornelius minor describes how this conversation moved him toward realizing that listening to children is one of the most powerful things a teacher can do.

That "my lessons were not, at all, linked to that student's reality. While challenging the teacher as hero trope, We Got This shows how authentically listening to kids is the closest thing to a superpower that we have. At school, you guys do everything except listen to me. What we hear can spark action that allows us to make powerful moves toward equity by broadening access to learning for all children.

We Got This.: Equity, Access, and the Quest to Be Who Our Students Need Us to Be #ad - Together. In this book we get to do that. We got this. ". By listening carefully, Cornelius discovered something that kids find themselves having to communicate far too often. A lone teacher can't eliminate inequity, ableism and classism by showing: exactly how he plans and revises lessons to ensure access and equity ways to look anew at explicit and tacit rules that consistently affect groups of students unequally suggestions for leaning into classroom community when it feels like the kids are against you ideas for using universal design that make curriculum relevant and accessible advocacy strategies for making classroom and schoolwide changes that expand access to opportunity to your students "We cannot guarantee outcomes, sexism, but Cornelius demonstrates that a lone teacher can confront the scholastic manifestations of racism, but we can guarantee access" Cornelius writes.

That's the problem with you, Minor" a student huffed.

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Creativity and the Arts with Young Children

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Cengage Learning #ad - Discussion of professional standards and recommendations allows teachers to be cognizant of goals that are important in the early years. Used book in Good Condition. Thorough in its coverage, the text speaks to children with special needs and cultural diversity, leaving readers with a complete information resource regarding arts in the young child's classroom.

Creativity and the Arts with Young Children #ad - Creativity and the arts with young children, third edition, is written for early childhood educators as well as those who work with children from birth through age eight. The book focuses on helping educators make the vital connection to the arts--including music, and the visual arts--throughout all areas of the classroom and curriculum, drama, movement, and on developing creative teachers who will be able to foster an artistic environment.

Observations and photos of teachers and children demonstrate practical ways the arts can be used to help children reach their potential. Educators will find many ideas for open-ended activities that are important for the development of young children, and which will encourage them to think in new ways.

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Reading, Writing, and Talk: Inclusive Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, K-2 Language and Literacy Series

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Teachers College Press #ad - Includes the voices of teachers who employ theoretically informed and equitable language and literacy teaching practices in their own K–2 classrooms. Unique in its focus on equitable, and culturally relevant language and literacy teaching, fully inclusive, this important book will help K–2 teachers rethink and reconceptualize their own practices.

Book features: showcases culturally relevant and inclusive ways of teaching reading and writing in the early childhood classroom. Teachers College Pr. Uses vivid classroom examples to show how teachers and students build on diversities as strengths, fostering educational success. Readers are invited into classrooms where racially, unique strengths, culturally, and linguistically diverse children’s experiences, and expertise are supported and valued.

Used book in Good Condition. Chapters focus on oral language, reading, and writing development and include diverse possibilities for culturally relevant and inclusive teaching. Featured teaching strategies foster academic success, cultural competence, and critical consciousness―leading students to read their worlds and question educational and societal inequities.

Reading, Writing, and Talk: Inclusive Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, K-2 Language and Literacy Series #ad - Early childhood teachers will find this book invaluable as they consider effective ways to teach diverse children. This book introduces a variety of inclusive strategies for teaching language and literacy in kindergarten through 2nd grade. The hands-on examples and strategies portrayed will help educators expand their thinking and repertoires regarding what is possible―and needed―in the language and literacy education curriculum.

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Social Studies, Literacy, and Social Justice in the Common Core Classroom: A Guide for Teachers

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Teachers College Press #ad - Each chapter explains how teachers can restructure, reshape, and work with mandated curriculum materials to teach from a critical perspective. Reflection exercises that help further extend concepts and understandings into classroom practice. Inspired by the author’s research and work with preservice and beginning teachers, this book presents a unique framework to help educators grades 3–8 embed their efforts to teach social studies for social justice within the context of literacy.

The book also discusses how to meet Common Core Standards by teaching language arts and social studies as complementary subjects. It is a resource for using primary and other sources that will offer students new ways of thinking about history while meeting Language Arts Common Core Standards demands for information text and critical thinking.

Social Studies, Literacy, and Social Justice in the Common Core Classroom: A Guide for Teachers #ad - Text boxes indicating connections to Common Core Standards. Book features: Sample lessons. Teachers College Press. Grounded in the daily realities of today’s public schools, preparation of students for high-stakes tests, the framework offers a way of planning that takes into account teaching factors that include pressures for content coverage, and the low importance placed by many districts on including social studies in the curriculum.

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Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning, Second Edition: Teaching English Language Learners in the Mainstream Classroom

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Heinemann #ad - Teachers College Press. Rich examples of classroom discourse illustrate exactly how the scaffolding process works, while activities to facilitate conversation and higher-level thinking put the latest research on second language learning into action. Teachers College Pr. Used book in Good Condition. The bestselling scaffolding language, scaffolding Learning helped tens of thousands of mainstream elementary teachers ensure that their English language learners became full members of the school community with the language and content skills they needed for success.

Heinemann Educational Books. With clear directions and classroom tested strategies for supporting students' academic progress, Gibbons shows how the teaching of language can be integrated seamlessly with the teaching of content, and how academic achievement can be boosted without sacrificing our own vision of education to the dictates of knee-jerk accountability.

Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning, Second Edition: Teaching English Language Learners in the Mainstream Classroom #ad - In the highly anticipated second edition, pauline Gibbons updates her classic text with a multitude of practical ideas for the classroom, supported by the latest research in the field of ELL/ESL.

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Black Ants and Buddhists: Thinking Critically and Teaching Differently in the Primary Grades

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Stenhouse Publishers #ad - Her students learn to make connections between their lives, the community leaders they meet, the books they read, and the larger world. If you were inspired to become a teacher because you wanted to change the world, and instead find yourself limited by teach-to-the-test pressures, this is the book that will make you think hard about how you spend your time with students.

Mary's teaching is infused with lessons of her heroes: Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Keller, and others. Heinemann Educational Books. Teachers College Press. Used book in Good Condition. What would a classroom look like if understanding and respecting differences in race, beliefs, where first and second graders view the entire curriculum through the framework of understanding the world, MA, and opinions were at its heart? Welcome to Mary Cowhey's Peace Class in Northampton, culture, and trying to do their part to make it a better place.

Black Ants and Buddhists: Thinking Critically and Teaching Differently in the Primary Grades #ad - Woven through the book is mary's unflinching and humorous account of her own roots in a struggling large Irish Catholic family and her early career as a community activist. Teachers College Pr. It offers no easy answers, just a wealth of insight into the challenges of helping students think critically about the world, and starting points for conversations about diversity and controversy in your classroom, as well as in the larger community.

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We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom

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Beacon Press #ad - Following in the tradition of activists like ella baker, and Fannie Lou Hamer, Bayard Rustin, We Want to Do More Than Survive introduces an alternative to traditional modes of educational reform and expands our ideas of civic engagement and intersectional justice. Teachers College Press. Drawing on personal stories, research, and historical events, an esteemed educator offers a vision of educational justice inspired by the rebellious spirit and methods of abolitionists.

Drawing on her life’s work of teaching and researching in urban schools, Bettina Love persuasively argues that educators must teach students about racial violence, oppression, and how to make sustainable change in their communities through radical civic initiatives and movements. Stenhouse Publishers.

We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom #ad - She argues that the uS educational system is maintained by and profits from the suffering of children of color. Heinemann Educational Books. Used book in Good Condition. Teachers College Pr. Instead of trying to repair a flawed system, grit labs, educational reformers offer survival tactics in the forms of test-taking skills, acronyms, and character education, which Love calls the educational survival complex.

To dismantle the educational survival complex and to achieve educational freedom—not merely reform—teachers, boldness, parents, determination, and community leaders must approach education with the imagination, and urgency of an abolitionist.

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Physical Education and Activity for Elementary Classroom Teachers

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - Classroom teachers will be prepared to successfully and effectively engage students in physical education and physical activity at a basic level and in a safely constructed environment―in the gymnasium, on the playground, and in the classroom. Teachers College Press. Each section contains relatively brief chapters that cover the most important points of the chapter’s focus in easy-to-read text with numerous photos and interactive activities.

The first section is written to address topics that are covered during lectures in a university classroom. Used book in Good Condition. Stenhouse Publishers. Overall, the book is designed to be a primary reference for future classroom teachers and a valuable resource for certified classroom teachers. The second is written to address activities covered during laboratory experiences in a gymnasium.

Physical Education and Activity for Elementary Classroom Teachers #ad - Teachers College Pr. Physical education and activity for elementary Classroom Teachers is written for classroom teachers who have limited background in physical education and physical activity but want to give their students a quality education. The book encourages classroom teachers to develop an appreciation for the subject matter of physical education and engage children in maximum levels of activity throughout the school day.

Used book in Good Condition. Heinemann Educational Books.

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The Kinesthetic Classroom: Teaching and Learning Through Movement NULL

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Corwin #ad - Stenhouse Publishers. Teachers College Press. Readers will find: user-friendly, research-based information on how physical activity affects the brain Hundreds of movement activities that can be easily implemented in the classroom, including many requiring two minutes or less Discussion of how movement can contribute to classroom management and community Case studies showing how combining physical activity and academics contributes to successful learning Used book in Good Condition.

The Kinesthetic Classroom: Teaching and Learning Through Movement NULL #ad - Heinemann Educational Books. This inspiring book illustrates how to integrate movement within classroom instruction, ranging from short activity breaks to curriculum-enhancing games. Used book in Good Condition. Corwin Publishers. Teachers College Pr. Discover the link between physical activity and academic success!Research shows that regular physical activity helps children perform better in school.

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Children's Mathematics, Second Edition: Cognitively Guided Instruction

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Heinemann #ad - Teachers College Press. Highlights include: how children solve problems using their intuitive understanding of addition, subtraction, interactions between students and teachers, multiplication, and division the development of children's mathematical thinking throughout the primary grades instructional practices that promote children's active engagement in mathematics connections between children's strategies and powerful mathematical concepts A new expanded collection of over 90 online video episodes illustrating children's mathematical thinking, and classroom instruction that builds on children's mathematical thinking.

Together, the second edition and videos provide a detailed research-based account of the development of children's mathematical thinking and problem solving, and how teachers can promote this development in ways that honor children's thinking. Used book in Good Condition. Stenhouse Publishers. The highly anticipated second edition provides new insights about Cognitively Guided Instruction based on the authors' research and experience in CGI classrooms over the last 15 years.

Children's Mathematics, Second Edition: Cognitively Guided Instruction #ad - Heinemann Educational Books. Explore the new edition-including video clips, a sample chapter, and related blogs-at Heinemann. Com/childrensmath the bestselling first edition of Children's Mathematics helped hundreds of thousands of teachers understand children's intuitive mathematical thinking and use that knowledge to help children learn mathematics with understanding.

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