African-Centered Pedagogy Developing Schools of Achievement for African American Children

ISBN-10: 0791452921
ISBN-13: 9780791452929
Edition: 2002
Authors: Peter C. Murrell
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 2/19/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 236
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Peter Murrell is Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland and currently holds a Chair on the Academic Council of the IRIS Center. He is the author of The Nature of Socialist Economies and Assessing the Value of Law in the Transition to Socialism, and is a contributor to various journals, including the American Economic Review and the Journal of Comparative Economics.

List of Figures and Tables
Preface
Introduction
Framing the Work
The Wrong Frames for the Right Problem
Traditions of African American Education: A Historical Perspective
Culture, Cognition, and the Community of Achievement
Pedagogical Theory for Building A Community of African American Achievement
Overview of the Pedagogical Theory
From a Community of Caring to a Community of Achievement
Teaching as Assisted Performance in the African American Tradition
The Classroom Ecology of Culture and Language
Discourse Practices in a Community of Achievement
Teaching for Understanding, Learning for Liberation
Appraising My Own Practice: African-Centered Pedagogy in Preparing Teachers
Appendices
References
Index

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