Rethinking Our Classrooms: Teaching for Equity and Justice

Rethinking Our Classrooms: Teaching for Equity and Justice

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by Bill Bigelow, Limited Rethinking Schools
     
 

Rethinking Our Classrooms begins where most school reforms never go, inside the classroom. This collection includes creative teaching ideas, compelling classroom narratives and hands-on examples of ways teachers can promote values of community, justice, and equality--and build academic skills. Nowhere is the connection between critical teaching and effectiveSee more details below

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Rethinking Our Classrooms begins where most school reforms never go, inside the classroom. This collection includes creative teaching ideas, compelling classroom narratives and hands-on examples of ways teachers can promote values of community, justice, and equality--and build academic skills. Nowhere is the connection between critical teaching and effective classroom practice made clearer or more accessible.

Includes:

  • Building Classroom Communities from Chaos
  • Unlearning the Myths that Bind Us: Critiquing Fairy Tales & Films
  • Race and Respect Among Young Children
  • Why Students Should Study History: An Interview with Howard Zinn
  • Flirting vs. Sexual Harassment
  • Teaching for Social Justice: One Teacher's Journey
  • Statistics with a Conscience
  • How to Analyze Children's Books for Racism and Sexism
  • Books to Empower Young People
  • I Won't Learn from You! Confronting Student Resistance
  • Beyond the Classroom: Why Changing Classrooms Is Not Enough

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780942961188
Publisher:
Rethinking Schools, Limited
Publication date:
08/01/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
8.18(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.45(d)

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