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Understanding black male learning styles [electronic resource] / Jawanza Kunjufu.

Author/Creator:
Kunjufu, Jawanza.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Chicago, Ill. : African American Images, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (129 p.)
Subjects:
African American boys -- Education.
Cognitive styles in children.
Learning, Psychology of.
Sex differences in education.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:

Offering information for use inside and outside of the classroom, this educational resource delineates how black males learn differently from other students and what can be done to most effectively reach them. Outlining the differences as both behavioral (attention span, aggression, maturation, energy level, and pressure from peers) and educational (verbal skills, organization, gross and fine motor skills, and reading interests) among others, this proposal provides real-world experiences alongside theories, making this an essential guide fo

Contents:
Cover ; Copyright ; Contents ; Preface: Individual Stories; Introduction; 1. The Problem; 2. Framework; 3. Black Male Culture; 4. Learning Styles; 5. Peer Learning; 6. Gender Differences; 7. Mainstreaming Strategies; 8. Reading; 9. Who Wants to Teach African American Males?; 10. Additional Solutions; Epilogue: The Ideal Black Male Classroom; End Notes
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-116).
ISBN:
1-934155-64-0
OCLC:
709552674
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