What a Coach Can Teach a Teacher Lessons Urban Schools Can Learn from a Successful Sports Program

ISBN-10: 0820479055
ISBN-13: 9780820479057
Edition: 2010
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Peter Lang
Publication date: 4/30/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

There is very little research and writing done by urban educators to document effective practices in urban schools. In response, this book has been written by a long-time urban classroom teacher and coach to provide insight into effective program building and educational practices. The book rejects the up-by-your-bootstraps theory of success, offering in its place a set of concrete strategies to teachers and educational leaders who are committed to fundamentally rethinking the business-as-usual approach which continues to fail urban school children. This book is well-suited for classes working with educational leaders, classroom teachers, sports coaches, and educational researchers.

Missing the mark in urban schools
Theory-Social theory, sports, and youth popular culture
Critiquing critics of sport in society: Toward a critical theory of sport and pedagogy in urban schools
The impact of sport on society and youth: A case for sport in schools
Your best friend or your worst enemy: The significance of youth popular culture in education
Moving from theory to practice
Welcome to �da Town
Introducing the Lady Wildcat Basketball Program
Summer Season (June to August)
Fall Season (September-October 15th)
Regular Season (October 15th�March)
Spring Season (March-late June)
The system
The Pyramid of Success
The Definite Dozen
The Definite Dozen (2nd edition)
La Docena Definitiva
Summer Book Analysis Guidelines
Weekly Progress Report #1
Weekly Progress Report #2
References
Index

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