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Emergence of African American Literacy Traditions, The: Family and Community Efforts in the Nineteenth CenturyABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 105.00
The ways in which the African American community learned to be proficient readers and writers during the 19th century were diverse, however, the greatest impact on literacy acquisition came from family and community efforts. African American arts, churches, benevolent societies, newspapers, literacy societies, and formal and informal schools supported... more...
Against the Odds: The Meaning of School and Relationships in the Lives of Six Young African-American MenABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 145.00
Through examining the meanings and experiences of the six young men in this study, we can expand our understanding of the complexities of the lives of African-American men and simultaneously challenge seemingly unidimensional images of black men. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1978; US$ 55.00
In this brief, well-written book, Donald Spivey presents an arresting case for industrial education in the post-Civil War South as being a major force in teaching blacks to remain subservient....it is strongly recommended to anyone concerned with the development of post-Civil War black education. more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 25.00
Race has shaped public education in the Magnolia State, from Reconstruction through the Carter Administration. For The Hardest Deal of All: The Battle Over School Integration in Mississippi, 1870-1980 Charles C. Bolton mines newspaper accounts, interviews, journals, archival records, legal and financial documents, and other sources to uncover the complex... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 52.95
Improving Schools for African American Students is designed to provide educational leaders with a better understanding of how to recognize the diversity of strengths that Black students bring with them to school and how to use these strengths to improve achievement. The articles contained in this book discuss generic education issues such as policy... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 399.00
Informed by the most up-to-date research from around the world, as well as examples of good practice, this handbook analyzes values education in the context of a range of school-based measures associated with student wellbeing. These include social, emotional, moral and spiritual growth - elements that seem to be present where intellectual advancement... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 28.00
In The Quest for Citizenship , Kim Cary Warren examines the formation of African American and Native American citizenship, belonging, and identity in the United States by comparing educational experiences in Kansas between 1880 and 1935. Warren focuses her study on Kansas, thought by many to be the quintessential free state, not only because it was... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 17.99
For those who truly wish to leave no child behind, the racial achievement gap in literacy is one of the most difficult issues in education today, and nowhere does it manifest itself more perniciously than in the case of black adolescent males. Approaching the problem from the inside, Alfred Tatum brings together his various experiences as a black male... 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...