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Innovative voices in education : what it takes to engage diverse communities / Eileen Kugler.
Innovative voices in education : what it takes to engage diverse communities / Eileen Kugler.
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Lanham, [Md.] : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2012.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Building respectful schools. -- Ch. 1. Closing the culture gap in public education : a commentary / Howie Schaffer -- Ch. 2. A foot in two worlds : immigrant students in U.S. schools / Waliha Gani and Shriya Adhikary -- Ch. 3. Valuing the individual by breaking through assumptions / Eileen Gale Kugler -- The personal power of a teacher. -- Ch. 4. Montana's Indian education for all : preparing teacher candidates to embrace culturally responsive pedagogy / Jioanna Carjuzaa -- Ch. 5. The importance of student stories / Karyn Keenan -- Ch. 6. Serving long-term english learners by empowering students in two languages / Graciela Rosas -- Ch. 7. Addressing silences : creating a space for classroom conversations that matter to students / Sara Kugler -- Ch. 8. A calling to teach : helping every child succeed / Ashley Harris -- Courageous leaders. -- Ch. 9. Serving marginalized children : a new principal fights for equity in the trenches / Stacie Stanley -- Ch. 10. Forging relationships with high school students that impact learning and achievement / Nardos E. King -- Ch. 11. The equitable leader : changing beliefs and actions / Roni Silverstein -- Community : the village it takes. -- Ch. 12. From survivors to leaders : stages of Immigrant parent involvement in schools / Young-chan Han -- Ch. 13. Ready to learn : the benefits of a neighborhood school readiness team / Andrea Sobel and Debra Fulcher -- Ch. 14. The power of family aspirational values on student academic success / Jesse Bethke Gomez -- Global perspectives. -- Ch. 15. Healing a world of "terror" by valuing "diversity" : a new curriculum to encourage deeper understanding and mutual respect / Amineh Ahmed Hoti -- Ch. 16. The passion of a lifelong Australian educator : teaching students first / Jeff Scanlan -- Ch. 17. Multicultural to intercultural : developing Interdependent learners / Sean Grainger
"Diverse schools offer enriched academic and social environments, as students and families of different backgrounds and experiences provide a vibrant mosaic of insights, perspectives, and skills. This book highlights stories from around the world, as innovative teachers, educational leaders, and community activists passionately share personal accounts of their successes, challenges, and lessons learned"-- Provided by publisher.
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