10 PRECEPTS FOR TEACHERS

1. teach more, not less, content to poor, urban children

2. ensure all childrengain access to conventions/strategies essential to success in American society

3. whatevermethodology/instructional program used, demand critical thinking

4. provide the emotional ego strength to challenge racist societal views of the competence and worthiness of children and their families

5. recognize and build on children’s strengths

6. use familiar metaphors, analogies, and experiences from the children’s world to connect what children already know to school knowledge

7. create a sense of family and caring in the service of academic achievement

8. monitor/assess children’s needs and address them with a wealth of diverse strategies

9. honor and respect children’s home culture

10. foster a sense of children’s connection to community.


07 Dec 12 at 3 pm

Ingenious youth

(Source: youtube.com)

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03 Dec 12 at 11 pm

Native American Students Highest Drop Out Rate in Public Schools, 40%

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03 Dec 12 at 11 pm

American Flag

(Source: bombayblack)

American Flag

03 Dec 12 at 8 pm

Social class and educational attainment (by lizv74)

tags: artifact  education  class 
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03 Dec 12 at 8 pm

seriouslyamerica:

Mr. Morgan, 10 Things I Hate About You

tags: education  media  race  artifact 
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03 Dec 12 at 8 pm

Invisible People (Where’d Yo Go?) by Model Minority

(Source: mapizzashrimp)


03 Dec 12 at 8 pm

Cultural Misunderstanding


03 Dec 12 at 7 pm

Reflection on a teacher’s role


03 Dec 12 at 7 pm

The Message: by Grandmaster Flash (by chechkmyvids)

tags: culture  race  artifact