“These Kids Are Out of Control”: Why We Must Reimagine “Classroom Management” for Equity

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Corwin #ad - Gain expert insight on: what it means to be culturally responsive in today’s classroom environments, and assess student development and learning The four best practices for building a classroom culture that is both nurturing and rigorous, help them see links and alignment of the curriculum to their lives, and where all students are seen, understand the curriculum, build on and from student identity and culture, heard, build relationships in and outside of school, and respected Alternatives to punitive disciplinary action that too often sustains the cradle-to-prison pipeline Classroom "management" takes care of itself when you engage students, even in schools at large How to decide what to teach, and recognize the many ways instructional practices can shift.

These kids are out of control" is your opportunity to get started right away!  . Today’s classrooms reimagined if you’re looking for a book on how to "control" your students, this is a book on what classroom learning could be if we aspire to co-create more culturally responsive and equitable environments―environments that are safe, affirming,  this isn’t it! Instead, intellectually challenging, learner-centered, and engaging.

"These Kids Are Out of Control": Why We Must Reimagine "Classroom Management" for Equity #ad - A critically important resource for teachers and administrators alike, and mindsets that are essential to better serving the complex needs of our diverse learners, "These Kids Are Out of Control" details the specific practices, beliefs, tools, dispositions, especially our marginalized students. If we create the kind of places where our students want to be .

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The Little Book of Restorative Discipline for Schools: Teaching Responsibility; Creating Caring Climates The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series

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Good Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Amstutz and Mullet offer applications and models. Discipline that restores is a process to make things as right as possible. This little Book shows how to get there. How can teachers and administrators better deal with discipline, bullying, and other issues? Can community-building begin in a classroom?The authors of this book believe that by applying restorative justice at school, punishment, truancy, we can build a healthier and more just society.

. With practical applications and models. Can an overworked teacher possibly turn an unruly incident with students into an "opportunity for learning, why shouldn't its principles be applied in school classrooms and cafeterias? And if our children learn restorative practices early and daily, growth, yes, more just society? Topics include:Why restorative justiceThe role of discipline and punishmentCharacteristics of peaceable schoolsFlexible policiesWhole school training approachesClass meetingsTruancy mediationBullyingAnd more!Two educators answer yes, won't we be building a healthier, and community-building"? If restorative justice has been able to salvage lives within the world of criminal behavior, and yes in this new addition to The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding series.

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Justice on Both Sides: Transforming Education Through Restorative Justice Race and Education

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Harvard Education Press #ad - Ultimately, winn makes the case for restorative justice as a crucial answer, at least in part, to the unequal practices and opportunities in American schools. Used book in Good Condition. Her book, justice on both sides, provides an urgently needed, class, comprehensive account of the value of restorative justice and how contemporary schools can implement effective practices to address inequalities associated with race, and gender.

Winn, from a focus on crime to a focus on harm, including the needs of both those who were harmed and those who caused it. Restorative justice represents “a paradigm shift in the way Americans conceptualize and administer punishment, ” says author Maisha T. Winn, a restorative justice practitioner and scholar, draws on her extensive experience as a coach to school leaders and teachers to show how indispensable restorative justice is in understanding and addressing the educational needs of students, particularly disadvantaged youth.

Justice on Both Sides: Transforming Education Through Restorative Justice Race and Education #ad - Justice on both sides makes a major contribution by demonstrating how this actually works in schools and how it can be integrated into a range of educational settings. It also emphasizes how language and labeling must be addressed in any fruitful restorative effort.

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Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education 7th Edition What's New in Foundations / Intro to Teaching

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Pearson #ad - Real-life cases and teaching stories dominate in this book that offers a first-hand look into the lives of students and educators from a variety of backgrounds. Throughout the 7th edition, nieto and bode consider current policy, and legislation issues while they outline a model of multicultural education that affirms diversity, practice, encourages critical thinking, and leads to social justice and action.

Used book in Good Condition. Additionally, tips for classroom activities and community actions offer aspiring teachers concrete suggestions to provide high-quality, inclusive education in spite of obstacles they may face. Use a sociopolitical context to explore the meaning, economic, necessity, and benefits of multicultural education Effective multicultural education must consider not just schooling, but also the larger social, and political factors that affect students’ success or failure in the classroom.

Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education 7th Edition What's New in Foundations / Intro to Teaching #ad - Affirming diversity: the sociopolitical context of Multicultural Education helps readers understand these pervasive influences by presenting extensive research and data on the sociopolitical nature of schools and society, information about different sociocultural groups, and a conceptual framework for examining multicultural education.

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Start Where You Are, But Don't Stay There: Understanding Diversity, Opportunity Gaps, and Teaching in Today's Classrooms

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Harvard Education Press #ad - Harvard Education Press. Informing these discussions and the cases themselves is their persistent attention to opportunity gaps that need to be fully grasped by teachers who aim to understand and promote the success of students of greatly varying backgrounds. These case studies―of white and african American teachers working and preparing to work in urban and suburban settings―are presented amid more general discussions about race and teaching in contemporary schools.

A down-to-earth book, it aims to help practitioners develop insights and skills for successfully educating diverse student bodies. The book centers on case studies that exemplify the challenges, pitfalls, and opportunities facing teachers in diverse classrooms. It will prove indispensable to teachers, administrators, and scholars alike.

Start Where You Are, But Don't Stay There: Understanding Diversity, Opportunity Gaps, and Teaching in Today's Classrooms #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Start where you are, but don’t stay there arises out of recent scholarship about race and education, but it is more directly inspired by the pressing need for useful and credible guidance for professional educators in diverse classrooms. Start where you are, but don’t stay there addresses a crucial issue in teacher training and professional education: the need to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers for the racially diverse student populations in their classrooms.

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Smarter Together! Collaboration and Equity in the Elementary Math Classroom

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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics #ad - One of the boys in the group responded, that s so smart! That s so smart! That s what we should do!Complex Instruction CI is a response to the paradox that group work offers much potential but often creates circumstances where few students seem to learn. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

Smarter Together! Collaboration and Equity in the Elementary Math Classroom #ad - The authors describe the lessons they learned using group work, explain how complex instruction helps unsuccessful students, and analyze how to design assignments that support group learning using group-worthy tasks giving readers examples of good tasks and help in adapting math problems from their own curricula.

This book offers guidance to readers on how to use these strategies and ideas. Harvard Education Press. Ci is a set of ideas and strategies that address the problems that confound group work, but that create powerful learning for children.

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Extending Children's Mathematics: Fractions & Decimals: Innovations In Cognitively Guided Instruction

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Heinemann #ad - With the collaboration of a number of dedicated teachers and their students, Susan Empson and Linda Levi have produced a volume that is faithful to the basic principles of CGI while at the same time covering new ground with insight and innovation. Thomas P. Fractions remain one of the key stumbling blocks in math education, and here Empson and Levi lay a foundation for understanding fractions and decimals in ways that build conceptual learning.

They show how the same kinds of intuitive knowledge and sense making that provides the basis for children's learning of whole number arithmetic can be extended to fractions and decimals. With illuminating examples of student work, classroom vignettes, sample problems and instructional guides provided in each chapter, "Teacher Commentaries" from the field, you'll have all the tools you need to teach fractions and decimals with understanding and confidence.

Extending Children's Mathematics: Fractions & Decimals: Innovations In Cognitively Guided Instruction #ad - . Carpenter this highly anticipated follow-up volume to the landmark Children's Mathematics: Cognitively Guided Instruction addresses the urgent need to help teachers understand and teach fraction concepts. Harvard Education Press. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Just as they did in children's mathematics and Thinking Mathematically, Empson and Levi provide important insights into children's thinking and alternative approaches to solving problems.

Heinemann Educational Books.

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Pose, Wobble, Flow: A Culturally Proactive Approach to Literacy Instruction Language and Literacy Series

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Teachers College Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Book features: a structure for career-long growth for ELA teachers, including ways to adapt pedagogy from one year to the next. The authors provide six different culturally proactive teaching stances or “poses” that secondary ELA teachers can use to meet the needs of all students, whether they are historically marginalized or privileged.

Six different poses that are standards-aligned, critical, and expand the possibilities of what takes place in school. Teachers are encouraged to recognize this flexibility as a positive process or “flow” that can be used to address challenges and adopt ambitious teaching strategies like those depicted in this book.

Pose, Wobble, Flow: A Culturally Proactive Approach to Literacy Instruction Language and Literacy Series #ad - Harvard Education Press. A focus on culturally proactive positions within ELA classrooms to ensure criticality in how we teach and how we advocate for the teaching profession. This book proposes a pedagogical model called “pose, Wobble, Flow” to encapsulate the challenge of teaching and the process of growing as an educator who questions existing inequities in schooling and society and frames teaching around a commitment to changing them.

Used book in Good Condition. Pose, wobble, flow presents a framework for disrupting the pervasive myth that there is one set of surefire, culturally neutral “best” practices. They describe how teachers can expect to “wobble” as they adapt instruction to the needs of their students, while also incorporating new insights about their own cultural positionality and preconceptions about teaching.

Guidelines for creating original poses beyond the scope of the book, discussion questions for courses, and resources for classroom teachers.

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Troublemakers: Lessons in Freedom from Young Children at School

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The New Press #ad - Heinemann Educational Books. A radical educator’s paradigm-shifting inquiry into the accepted, explores the everyday lives of four young “troublemakers, a former elementary school teacher, normal demands of school, as illuminated by moving portraits of four young “problem children” In this dazzling debut, Carla Shalaby, ” challenging the ways we identify and understand so-called problem children.

New Press. Both urgent and timely, this paradigm-shifting book challenges our typical expectations for young children and with principled affection reveals how these demands—despite good intentions—work to undermine the pursuit of a free and just society. Used book in Good Condition. Time and again, we make seemingly endless efforts to moderate, and structures, systems, and even medicate our children, punish, when we should instead be concerned with transforming the very nature of our institutions, large and small.

Through delicately crafted portraits of these memorable children—Zora, Sean, Lucas, and Marcus—Troublemakers allows us to see school through the eyes of those who know firsthand what it means to be labeled a problem. From zora’s proud individuality to marcus’s open willfulness, comes profound insight—for educators and parents alike—into how schools engender, from Sean’s struggle with authority to Lucas’s tenacious imagination, exclude, and then try to erase trouble, right along with the young people accused of making it.

Troublemakers: Lessons in Freedom from Young Children at School #ad - And although the harsh disciplining of adolescent behavior has been called out as part of a school-to-prison pipeline, the children we meet in these pages demonstrate how a child’s path to excessive punishment and exclusion in fact begins at a much younger age. Shalaby’s empathetic, discerning, and elegant prose gives us a deeply textured look at what noncompliance signals about the environments we require students to adapt to in our schools.

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Discipline in the Secondary Classroom, with DVD: A Positive Approach to Behavior Management

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Both new and seasoned teachers will find the book invaluable for designing a management plan that prevents problems, motivates students, and teaches students to behave responsibly. New Press. Harvard Education Press. Heinemann Educational Books. Revised edition of the classic book on classroom management This third edition of Discipline in the Secondary Classroom is a treasure trove of practical advice, reproducibles, checklists, tips, and ready-to-use activities that will save secondary teachers time and help them become more effective educators.

Discipline in the Secondary Classroom, with DVD: A Positive Approach to Behavior Management #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Jossey-Bass. Offers a proven classroom management plan based on sprick's acclaimed stoic framework for training teachers: Structure for success, Interact positively, Teach expectations, Observe and monitor, and Correct fluently Includes information on everything from creating a vision for classroom behavior to addressing misbehavior and motivating students Bonus DVD features video of Sprick explaining core practices This accessible, value-packed resource shows educators how to work with students to create a well-managed classroom where learning can flourish.

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Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School: A Cognitive and Cultural Approach

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - The second edition is updated throughout and includes new coverage of applying multiple intelligences to the teaching and learning of science, using today′s rapidly changing online technologies, creating safe spaces for scientific experimentation, and more. New to this edition:links to national content standards for Mathematics, Language Arts, and Social Studies help readers plan for teaching across the content areas.

Discussions of federal legislation, including No Child Left Behind and Race To The Top, demonstrate legislation′s influence on classroom science teaching. New "scientists then and now" biographies provide practical examples of how great scientists balance a focus on content knowledge with a focus on exploring new ways to ask and answer questions.

Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School: A Cognitive and Cultural Approach #ad - Sixteen additional video demonstrations on the Instructor Teaching Site and Student Study Site illustrate how to arrange and implement selected experiments. Heinemann Educational Books. Part ii features 100 key experiments that demonstrate the connection between content knowledge and effective inquiry-based pedagogy.

Used book in Good Condition. Harvard Education Press. A practical methods text that prepares teachers to engage their students in rich science learning experiences Featuring an increased emphasis on the way today′s changing science and technology is shaping our culture, this Second Edition of Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School provides pre- and in-service teachers with an introduction to basic science concepts and methods of science instruction, as well as practical strategies for the classroom.

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