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A White Teacher Talks about Race / Edition 1
     

A White Teacher Talks about Race / Edition 1

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by Julie Landsman
 

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ISBN-10: 1578861810

ISBN-13: 9781578861811

Pub. Date: 02/01/2005

Publisher: R&L Education

Veteran teacher Julie Landsman leads the reader through a day of teaching and reflection about her work with high school students who are from a variety of cultures. She speaks honestly about issues of race, poverty, institutional responsibility, and white privilege by engaging the reader in the experiences of a day in the classroom with some of her remarkable

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Veteran teacher Julie Landsman leads the reader through a day of teaching and reflection about her work with high school students who are from a variety of cultures. She speaks honestly about issues of race, poverty, institutional responsibility, and white privilege by engaging the reader in the experiences of a day in the classroom with some of her remarkable students. Throughout the day, we meet bigotry head-on, struggle with questions of racial identity, and find cultural conflict in the corridors of the school building. Along the way, we come face to face with Tyrone, a young African-American student grappling with the realities of discrimination in suburbia. We encounter Sheila, a teenage mother struggling to raise her baby in poverty, and we get to know Sarah, a white girl living on the streets of Minneapolis. Through the author's eyes, we begin to understand the complexities of teaching in today's society and we learn within the pages of this book, if only just for a moment, what it feels like to be the other.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578861811
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Edition description:
2005 Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,335,144
Product dimensions:
6.21(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction Our Changing World: A Cause for Celebration Chapter 2 1 Before School: What I Bring Chapter 3 2 Waiting for First Hour Chapter 4 3 First Hour: Recognizing Oneself Chapter 5 4 Second Hour: History and Literature Chapter 6 5 Third Hour: Student Voices as the Center of the Class Chapter 7 6 Lunch Hour: Students' Lives Chapter 8 7 Fourth Hour: Connections Chapter 9 8 Interlude: Twenty-Four Seven Chapter 10 9 Fifth Hour: Representing Chapter 11 10 My White Power World Chapter 12 11 Sixth Hour: Expectations Chapter 13 12 After School: Training Teachers Chapter 14 13 At Night: Community Chapter 15 14 Living in Different Worlds Chapter 16 15 Celebrations at School Chapter 17 16 Celebrations at Home Chapter 18 17 Resistance: The Power of White Activism Part 19 Epilogue Part 20 A Final Note to My Readers Part 21 References Part 22 Acknowlegments Part 23 About the Author

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