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Excellence Through Equity looks at how real-world educators are creating schools where all students are able to thrive. In these high-performing schools, educators understand that equity is not about treating all children the same. Rather, equity is about ensuring that each student receives what he or she individually needs to develop their full potential. Authors Alan M. Blankstein and Pedro Noguera with Lorena Kelly explore the five guiding principles of Courageous Leadership which include:
"Letting go of a system of winners and losers in favor of what is proposed in this book is a courageous leap forward that we all must take together. Let this bold, practical book be a guide; and may you travel into this new exciting vista, in which every child can succeed." —Archbishop Desmond Tutu
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Book: (ASCD book, 2016) 7" x 10", 304 pages
E-Book: (ASCD E-Book, 2016) PDF e-book accompanied by bonus MOBI and EPUB files for use on e-book readers like the Kindle and the Nook. See the e-book FAQ link for information about device compatibility.
In this revised and updated 4th edition, Discipline with Dignity provides in-depth guidance for implementing a proven approach to classroom management that can help students make better choices and teachers be more effective. Emphasizing the importance of mutual respect and self-control, the authors offer specific strategies and techniques for building strong relationships with disruptive students and countering the toxic social circumstances that affect many of them, including dysfunctional families, gangs, and poverty.