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  • Generating Geniusby Tony Sewell

    Institute of Education Press 2009; US$ 32.50

    The new Black boy has become the billboard for corporate industry to sell the world new toys - but he's not wanted in the boardroom. This radical book shows how Black masculinity is accepted in certain ways but rejected in others, thus challenging much mainstream thinking about the achievement of Black boys at school. more...

  • Black Boys Can Make Itby Cheron Byfield

    Institute of Education Press 2008; US$ 32.95

    Dispels the myth that Black boys are synonymous with underachievement. This book shows how a good many progress into universities, albeit against the odds, and discusses the implications for policy and practice on both sides of the Atlantic. more...

  • African Americans and Standardized Testsby Veda Jairrels

    African American Images 2009; US$ 12.95

    With a surprisingly honest and hard-hitting approach, this scathing indictment of the modern black family postulates that a lack of appreciation for literacy in the African American household is the true cause of low scores on today's standardized tests. Arguing that television, video games, rap music, and sports are all distractions from much-needed... more...

  • 100+ Educational Strategies to Teach Childrenby Jawanza Kunjufu

    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...

  • An African Centered Response to Ruby Payne's Poverty Theoryby Jawanza Kunjufu

    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...

  • Understanding Black Male Learning Stylesby Jawanza Kunjufu

    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...

  • The Power of Oneby Gail L. Thompson

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 31.95

    YOU have the power to make a difference with your African American students! This interactive staff development resource helps educators deal with the main barriers?often personal assumptions or mind-sets?that can impede their progress with African American K?12 students. Calling upon readers to embark upon a personal journey to address these... more...

  • Leadership on Purposeby Rosemary Papa; Rex Fortune

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 23.00

    This invaluable resource highlights specific best practices from 13 exemplary schools that yield high achievement for ethnically diverse students.  more...

  • Educating African American Studentsby Abul Pitre; Esrom Pitre; Ruth Ray; Twana Hilton-Pitre; Terence Hicks

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 26.99

    Using a combination of case studies and research, the contributors of this timely book highlight some of the significant issues, historical, curricular, and societal, that have led to African American students having a proportionally larger representation in special education classes, higher drop-put rates, and more incidences of in-school, race-on-race... more...

  • Survival of the Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesby Edward Fort

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 84.99

    Survival of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities as edited by Edward Fort is a hart hitting thesis concerned with this segment of higher education in America. Fort and his colleagues outline such challenges as the economics of equality, fiscal accountability, and the impact of higher education politics on HBCU's. more...