Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies

Teaching and Learning for Justice in a Changing World

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Author: Django Paris,H. Samy Alim

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807758337

Category: Education

Page: 304

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Prominent educators and researchers propose that schooling should be a site for sustaining cultural practices rather than eradicating them. Chapters present theoretically grounded examples of how schools can support Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian/Pacific Islander, South African, and immigrant students as part of a collective movement towards educational justice in a changing world.

Culturally Sustaining and Revitalizing Pedagogies

Language, Culture, and Power

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Author: Cathy Coulter,Margarita Jimenez-Silva

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 1784412600

Category: Education

Page: 320

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This book highlights the journeys, challenges, and unfolding stories of transformation that reside within university/community partnerships focused on cultural and linguistic revitalization through schooling.

To Improve the Academy

Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development

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Author: James E. Groccia

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118746465

Category: Education

Page: 416

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An annual publication of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD), To Improve the Academy offers a resource for improvement in higher education to faculty and instructional development staff, department chairs, faculty, deans, student services staff, chief academic officers, and educational consultants. Contents include: Evidence-based changes in faculty and organizational development Creative collaboration between faculty and technologists Integrating research on teaching and learning and the practice of teaching Formal and informal support for pretenure faculty Strategies to support senior faculty Faculty development and productivity Using e-portfolios in hybrid professional development Developing a faculty learning community grounded in the science of how people learn Assessing the long-term impact of a professional development program An analysis of faculty development scholarship Program planning, prioritizing, and improvement A consultations tracking database system for improving faculty development consultation services Graduate assistant development Using undergraduates to prepare international teaching assistants for the American classroom Tracking perceptions of preparation for future faculty competencies Student consultants of color and faculty members working together toward culturally sustaining pedagogy Measuring student learning to document faculty teaching effectiveness Learning with mobile apps Slow pedagogy, curriculum, assessment, and professional development Principles of video games that can enhance teaching The Reacting to the Past pedagogy and engaging the first-year student

Teaching Culturally Sustaining and Inclusive Young Adult Literature

Critical Perspectives and Conversations

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Author: R. Joseph Rodríguez

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351580450

Category: Education

Page: 244

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In this book, Rodríguez uses theories of critical literacy and culturally responsive teaching to argue that our schools, and our culture, need sustaining and inclusive young adult (YA) literature/s to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse readers and all students. This book provides an outline for the study of literature through cultural and literary criticism, via essays that analyze selected YA literature (drama, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry) in four areas: scribal identities and the self-affirmation of adolescents; gender and sexualities; schooling and education of young adult characters; and teachers’ roles and influences in characters’ coming of age. Applying critical literacy theories and a youth studies lens, this book shines a light on the need for culturally sustaining and inclusive pedagogies to read adolescent worlds. Complementing these essays are critical conversations with seven key contemporary YA literature writers, adding biographical perspectives to further expand the critical scholarship and merits of YA literature.

Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy

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Author: D. C. Phillips

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483364755

Category: Education

Page: 952

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Education is a field sometimes beset by theories-of-the-day and with easy panaceas that overpromise the degree to which they can alleviate pressing educational problems. The two-volume Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy introduces readers to theories that have stood the test of time and those that have provided the historical foundation for the best of contemporary educational theory and practice. Drawing together a team of international scholars, this invaluable reference examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them and presents them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses. In addition to interpretations of long-established theories, this work offers essays on cutting-edge research and concise, to-the-point definitions of key concepts, ideas, schools, and figures. Features: Over 300 signed entries by trusted experts in the field are organized into two volumes and overseen by a distinguished General Editor and an international Editorial Board. Entries are followed by cross references and further reading suggestions. A Chronology of Theory within the field of education highlights developments over the centuries; a Reader’s Guide groups entries thematically, and a master Bibliography facilitates further study. The Reader’s Guide, detailed index, and cross references combine for strong search-and-browse capabilities in the electronic version. Available in a choice of print or electronic formats, Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy is an ideal reference for anyone interested in the roots of contemporary educational theory.

Humanizing Research

Decolonizing Qualitative Inquiry With Youth and Communities

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Author: Django Paris,Maisha T. Winn

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1452225397

Category: Science

Page: 277

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What does it mean to conduct research for justice with youth and communities who are marginalized by systems of inequality based on race, ethnicity, sexuality, citizenship status, gender, and other categories of difference? In this collection, editors Django Paris and Maisha Winn have selected essays written by top scholars in education on humanizing approaches to qualitative and ethnographic inquiry with youth and their communities. Vignettes, portraits, narratives, personal and collaborative explorations, photographs, and additional data excerpts bring the findings to life for a better understanding of how to use research for positive social change.

Unterdrückung und Befreiung

Herausgegeben von Peter Schreiner, Norbert Mette, Dirk Oesselmann, Dieter Kinkelbur in Kooperation mit Armin Bernhard

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Author: Paulo Freire

Publisher: Waxmann Verlag

ISBN: 9783830968030

Category: Education

Page: 140

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Diese Sammlung von Schriften aus der Zeit von 1970 bis 1990 des brasilianischen Pädagogen Paulo Freire (1921-1997) gibt einen Einblick in die Grundlagen und Prinzipien seiner Bildungsarbeit auf der Basis der Pädagogik der Befreiung. In den ausgewählten Texten werden nicht nur pädagogische Probleme und inhaltlich-methodische Fragen der Bildungsarbeit thematisiert. Sie enthalten ebenso Analysen und Bewertungen von Politik, Kultur, Religion, Ethik und Veränderungsmöglichkeiten von Gesellschaft - eine Erweiterung, die sich gegen eine Vorstellung wendet, Pädagogik sei von Gesellschaft und Politik losgelöst zu behandeln. Scharfsinnig hat Freire u.a. die verheerenden Folgen des Neoliberalismus für Individuum und Gesellschaft analysiert und zum widerständigen Denken und Handeln ermuntert. Eine Auswahl repräsentativer alter und neuer Texte von Paulo Freire: Wer sie zur Hand nimmt, entdeckt rasch, dass uns dieser brasilianische Pädagoge nicht nur für die Theorie und Praxis unserer Erziehungsarbeit, sondern für unser Überleben Entscheidendes zu sagen hat. Prof. Dr. Ulrich Becker, Universität Hannover

Taking Science Home

Reflexivity on Becoming a Teacher Insider in an Afterschool Science Program

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Author: Mark Enfield,Sara Belle Rosenthal

Publisher: Brill - Sense

ISBN: 9789463512312

Category: Education

Page: 140

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This book narrates two teachers' experiences creating and leading an elementary after-school science program at a public housing authority. The narrative employs a reflexive ethnographic approach to examine the reflections of each teacher during one academic year. The book explores the teachers' understandings of socially just teaching, their pedagogical transformations, and a vision of how science as a discipline was important in terms of enacting a culturally sustaining pedagogy. The reflexive ethnographic perspective enables consideration of the implications of teachers' positionality in teaching science to marginalized and/or underrepresented students in informal learning contexts. Through these examinations, the book explains how collaboration was vital in the teachers' efforts to become insiders in the setting and engage in culturally sustaining pedagogy. The book also narrates the teachers' development leading to articulation of a framework identified as the zone of pedagogical potential. Finally, the book uses the teachers' reflections to consider the affordances of learning science. The book concludes with a discussion of the implications from this research for promoting equitable practices in informal settings, as well as the potential for those practices being useful in formal settings. Thus, the book should be of interest to researchers, teachers, educators, and students of education and in particular science education.

Raciolinguistics

How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

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Author: H. Samy Alim,John R. Rickford,Arnetha F. Ball

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190625716

Category: Social Science

Page: 360

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Raciolinguistics reveals the central role that language plays in shaping our ideas about race and vice versa. The book brings together a team of leading scholars-working both within and beyond the United States-to share powerful, much-needed research that helps us understand the increasingly vexed relationships between race, ethnicity, and language in our rapidly changing world. Combining the innovative, cutting-edge approaches of race and ethnic studies with fine-grained linguistic analyses, authors cover a wide range of topics including the struggle over the very term "African American," the racialized language education debates within the increasing number of "majority-minority" immigrant communities in the U.S., the dangers of multicultural education in a Europe that is struggling to meet the needs of new migrants, and the sociopolitical and cultural meanings of linguistic styles used in Brazilian favelas, South African townships, Mexican and Puerto Rican barrios in Chicago, and Korean American "cram schools" in New York City, among other sites. Taking into account rapidly changing demographics in the U.S and shifting cultural and media trends across the globe--from Hip Hop cultures, to transnational Mexican popular and street cultures, to Israeli reality TV, to new immigration trends across Africa and Europe--Raciolinguistics shapes the future of scholarship on race, ethnicity, and language. By taking a comparative look across a diverse range of language and literacy contexts, the volume seeks not only to set the research agenda in this burgeoning area of study, but also to help resolve pressing educational and political problems in some of the most contested raciolinguistic contexts in the world.

Culture, Community, and Educational Success

Reimagining the Invisible Knapsack

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Author: Crystal Polite Glover,Toby S. Jenkins,Stephanie Troutman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1498557732

Category: Education

Page: 184

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This book offers an opportunity for an anti deficit and positive examination of Black/Black-multiracial culture and its role in creating educational efficacy among academics of color. Through personal narrative, educational and learning theory, and creative writing/poetry, this hybrid text examines the cultural path to the doctorate.