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- African American Images 2008; US$ 11.95
Because the attrition rate for new teachers in high-poverty schools averages between 40% and 50% over the first five years of teaching, this investigation offers practical solutions to more than 100 of the daily challenges they face. With an emphasis on pragmatic approaches that can be accomplished in the classroom, the book argues that many of the... more...
- African American Images 2007; US$ 12.95
This challenge to influential educator Ruby Payne's theories about the impact of class differences and economics on teaching and learning puts forward other factors as better predictors of student performance. Pointing to success stories in schools that serve low-income students, this refutation of Payne's popular teacher-training program asserts... more...
- African American Images 2009; US$ 11.95
With an emphasis on pragmatic approaches that can be accomplished in the classroom, this almanac of teaching solutions provides inner-city educators with 100 all-new strategies to daily challenges. As turnover rates remain excessively high among teachers in urban schools?83 percent of whom are white females who were ill-prepared by their college programs?the... more...
- African American Images 2011; US$ 12.00
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... more...
- African American Images 2011; US$ 12.95
Exploring the reasons why more than 70 percent of teens stop going to church when they reach adulthood, this impassioned proposal outlines ways that churches can retain their youth populations by giving them opportunities to take on leadership responsibility. Difficult questions, meant to foster self-exploration and self-evaluation within the community,... more...
- African American Images 2006; US$ 12.95
Concrete solutions to real-world problems are discussed in this guidebook for church officers on how to increase the involvement of African American males in the ministry. From drugs and prison to health and homosexuality, this treatise investigates the needs and trends of African American males, the steps the church has taken to address these issues,... more...
- African American Images 2000; US$ 12.95
This unique look at health care interprets scriptures of the Bible and adapts and applies the wisdom found there to modern ways of life. These scriptures teach that the prevention of diseases is not in the hands of doctors, but rather in what individuals eat and how they live. Health-minded Americans will learn how to avoid the disease-causing preservatives,... more...
- African American Images 2012; US$ 12.99
Refuting common ideas about the racial achievement gap, this exploration of the education system posits that the gap is not the result of the students, their parents, or the larger community, but rather stems from the limited effectiveness of the schools they attend. With a focus on what principals and teachers can do, this instructive resource explores... more...
- African American Images 2012; US$ 12.99
Combining an insightful read with a daily devotional, this religious companion provides helpful advice for bridging the gap between the biblical and practical meanings of faith. Weighty questions are addressed, such as What is the purpose of faith? How can faith be increased? and What is faith? With ways to apply faith practices in finance, health,... more...