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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 stirring follow-up to the award-winning Fostering Resilient Learners, Kristin Van Marter Souers and Pete Hall take you to the next level of trauma-invested practice. To get there, they explain, educators need to build a "nest"—a positive learning environment shaped by three new Rs of education: relationship, responsibility, and regulation.
What teachers say to students—when they praise or discipline, give directions or ask questions, and introduce concepts or share stories—affects student learning and behavior. A slight change in intonation can also dramatically change how language feels for students. In What We Say and How We Say It Matter, Mike Anderson digs into the nuances of language in the classroom. This book’s many examples will help teachers examine their language habits and intentionally improve their classroom practice so their language matches and supports their goals.