Beyond Heroes and Holidays : A Practical Guide to K-12 Anti-Racist, Multicultural Education and Staff Development

ISBN-10: 1878554174

ISBN-13: 9781878554178

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Enid Lee, Deborah Menkart, Margo Okazawa-Rey

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An incredible, informative, collection of essays, articles, analysis, interviews, primary documents and interactive & interdisciplinary teaching aids on civil rights, movement building, and what it means for all of the inhabitants of the planet. With sections on Critical Literacy, The Arts, Mathematics, Technology, Science, Geography, Language, School-Wide Activities, Holidays and Heritage, Talking Back, Early Childhood, Readings and Teaching Aids. Packed into nearly 450 oversize pages are photographs, songs, statements, and work form the likes of such great writers, historians, and activists as Bill Bigelow, James Loewen, Peggy Mcintosh, Luis Rodirguez, Kai James, Clem Marshall, Marta Urquilla, Julie Bisson, the editors and dozens more. What a treasure trove. And what a vital (and useful) tool.
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List price: $27.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Teaching for Change
Binding: Perfect 
Pages: 433
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

INTRODUCTION SCHOOL STAFF, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OVERVIEW Educating for Equality: Forging a Shared Vision (Excerpt) Affirmation, Solidarity and Critique: Moving Beyond Tolerance in Education Educating for Critical Practice (Excerpt) Anti-Racist Education: Pulling Together to Close the Gaps LESSONS LEARNED Teaching Whites about Racism (Excerpt) White Racial Identity and Anti-Racist Education: A Catalyst for Change (Excerpt)The True Colors of the New Jim Toomey: Transformation, Integrity, Trust in Educating Teachers about Oppression (Excerpt) ACTIVITIES FOR WORKSHOPS, COURSES AND INSTITUTES Personal Cultural History Exercise (Excerpt) De-Tracking the Tracking Dialogue (Excerpt) Tracking Teacher Expectations and Student Outcomes (Excerpt) Approaches to Multicultural Curriculum Reform (Excerpt) What is the Bias Here?: Staff Development for Critical Literacy White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack (Excerpt) White Privilege in Schools (Excerpt) Developing Positive Racial Attitudes (Excerpt) READINGS Do You Know Where the Parents of Your Children Are? (Excerpt) Why Do You Force Your Ways? (Excerpt) Growing Up Gay (Excerpt) Understanding the Needs of Youth: "Who You Calling Violent?" (Excerpt) a B.S. in education (poem) When the Frame Becomes the Picture (Excerpt) Dear High School Teacher (Excerpt) Dear Principal (Excerpt) What Ive Learned About Undoing Racism (Excerpt) Distancing Behaviors Often Used by White People (Excerpt) "Every one of our teachers believed in us." Butterflies (short story) READING BETWEEN THE LINES: CRITICAL LITERACY Lies My Textbook Told Me: Racism and Anti-Racism in U.S. History (Excerpt) The Men (poem) Bias in Childrens Movies: Pocahontas (Excerpt) So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans (poem) Arab Stereotypes and American Educators (Excerpt) Media Myths Contribute to Hunger in Africa (Excerpt) Tips for Guiding Very Young Book Reviewers (Excerpt) LANGUAGE The Best of Both Worlds (Abstract) Language Diversity and Learning (Excerpt) Racism in the English Language (Excerpt) Yuba City School (poem) (Excerpt) Spelling and Social Justice (Excerpt) Bilingual Education: Talking Points (Excerpt) Linguistic Human Rights and Education (Excerpt) LESSONS FOR THE CLASSROOM EARLY CHILDHOOD Activism and Preschool Children (Excerpt) Redefining the Norm: Early Childhood Anti-Bias Strategies (Excerpt) Photo Picture Cards: A Key Tool for the Anti-Bias Classroom (Excerpt) SOCIAL STUDIES AND LANGUAGE ARTS Students Stories in Action Comics (Excerpt) Para Teresa (poem) Portrait Poems: Stepping into the World of Others Mountains of Prejudice; Streams of Justice: The Cherokee/Seminole Removal Role Play (Excerpt) The Institutionalization of Racism (Excerpt) The Business of Drugs (Excerpt) Violence, the KKK, and the Struggle for Equality The Cost of an Election (Excerpt) Exclusion Chinese in 19th Century America (Excerpt) Angel Island Paradise and the Politics of Tourist Hawaii (Excerpt) MATHEMATICS Exploring Economic Inequities (Excerpt) Reading the World with Math: Goals for a Criticalmathematical Literacy Curriculum (Abstract) The Algebra Project (Excerpt) SCIENCE AND GEOGRAPHY A Question of Biology: Are the Races Different? (Excerpt) An Issues Approach to Chemistry A Theme for Biology: Crop Diversity (Excerpt) Getting the Lead Out Environmental Racism and Native American Reservations (Excerpt) THE AR
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