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- 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...
- 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 2009; US$ 12.95
Featuring fantastic real-life stories that are contemporary and motivational, this strategy guide for parents provides the necessary tools for those who want to make a difference in their children's education. By addressing difficult issues that have a tendency to distract kids from their studies—such as peer pressure and sexuality—as well as the... more...
- African American Images 2013; US$ 13.99
Addressing the challenges facing adolescent black males, this book analyzes and stresses the importance of identity development. It helps educators and parents understand the importance of cultivating a positive black male identity and how this overlooked aspect of childhood development impacts young adults. Solutions for finding a balance between... more...
- African American Images 2013; US$ 12.99
Addressing the many unique academic challenges that face black males?from low self-esteem, absenteeism, fatherlessness, and gangs to not accepting middle-class values, the impact of hip-hop culture, and drugs?this book provides answers and hope to teachers and the afflicted students and their families. With more than 75 solutions for educators to... 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 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 2010; US$ 10.99
Outlining the 10 most significant reasons behind the high drop-out rate amongst black male students, this guide provides more than 30 solutions towards addressing this national crisis. Revealing that currently close to one half of black males do not graduate from high school, this exploration pursues the causes behind this alarming statistic and looks... 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...