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Multiplication is for white people [electronic resource] : raising expectations for other people's children / Lisa Delpit

Author/Creator:
Delpit, Lisa
Publication:
New York : New Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xxii, 224 pages) : illustrations
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Subjects:
Educational equalization -- United States.
Academic achievement -- United States.
African American students.
Minorities -- Education -- United States.
Students with social disabilities -- Education -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
As MacArthur award-winning educator Lisa Delpit reminds us?and as all research shows?there is no achievement gap at birth. In her long-awaited second book, Delpit presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement during the school years that has eluded several decades of reform.Delpit's bestselling and paradigm-shifting first book, Other People's Children, focused on cultural slippage in the classroom between white teachers and students of color.
Presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement during the school years that has eluded several decades of reform.
Contents:
Introduction: Yes, Diane, I'm still angry
Inherent ability. There is no achievement gap at birth ; Infinite capacity
Educating the youngest. Stuff you never would say: successful literacy instruction in elementary classrooms ; Warm demanders: the importance of teachers in the lives of children of poverty ; Skin-deep learning: teaching those who learn differently ; "I don't like it when they don't say my name right": Why "reforming" can't mean "whitening"
Teaching adolescents. Picking up the broom: demanding critical thinking ; How would a fool do it? Assessment ; Shooting hoops: what can we learn about the drive for excellence?
University and beyond. Invisibility, disidentification, and negotiating blackness on campus ; Will it help the sheep? University, community, and purpose.
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from pdf title page (EBSCO, viewed July 28, 2020).
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
1-281-96121-3
9786613793409
1-59558-770-5
OCLC:
774274288