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The Best of Corwin: Equity

The Best of Corwin: Equity

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October 2011 | 192 pages | Corwin

Equity expertise from premier educators

The Best of Corwin series showcases key chapters from critically acclaimed Corwin publications for a powerful compilation of perspectives on important education issues and topics. The Best of Corwin: Equity features a variety of stellar authors who believe in making education accessible and successful for all students and ultimately creating a stronger democratic society. Offering a unique perspective on overcoming barriers to student achievement, these authors share academic research, creative ideas, and concrete, practical strategies. Key topics include:

  • The tools of cultural proficiency
  • Courageous conversations about race
  • How to analyze data to uncover and eliminate inequities
  • Equity audits
  • Powerful classroom strategies
  • Reflecting on practice

This book is aimed at all educators, with particular emphasis on teachers and those who support teachers. Learn from the best as you strive to make our schools places of excellence where all students have the same opportunity to learn.

Randall B. Lindsey
Randall B. Lindsey
About the Editor
About the Contributors
Part I. For All Educators
Delores B. Lindsey, Linda D. Jungwirth, Jarvis V. N. C. Pahl, and Randall B. Lindsey
1. The Tools of Cultural Proficiency
Glenn Singleton and Curtis Linton
2. Why Race?
Ruth S. Johnson and Robin Avelar La Salle
3. The Wallpaper Effect: Uncovering Inequities Using the Other Data
Linda Skrla, Kathryn Bell McKenzie, and James Joseph Scheurich
4. Teacher Quality Equity
Part II. For Classroom Teachers and Those Who Support Classroom Teachers
Bonnie M. Davis
5. Reaching Diverse Learners Through Strategic Instruction
Carl A. Grant
6. Diversity and Power
Gail L. Thompson
7. Only the Strong Survive: Dealing With Roadblocks to Effective Classroom Management
Concha Delgado Gaitan
8. Connecting Home and School
Part III. Closing
Franklin CampbellJones, Brenda CampbellJones, and Randall B. Lindsey
9. Heuristic Reflection

"This is a valuable read for educators. The authors encourage readers to consider diversity through more perspectives than just race and show the importance for equity development in all classrooms. A welcome addition to any educator's list of books to read."

Julie German, Assistant Principal
Grant Middle School, Marion, OH

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