The Best of Corwin: Equity

The Best of Corwin: Equity

by Randall B. Lindsey (Editor)


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Equity expertise from premier educators

This resource showcases key chapters from critically acclaimed Corwin publications written by stellar authors. These renowned educators believe in making education accessible and successful for all students and ultimately creating a stronger democratic society. Offering a unique perspective on overcoming barriers to student achievement, they share academic research, creative ideas, and concrete, practical strategies. Key topics include:

  • The tools of cultural proficiency
  • Courageous conversations about race
  • How to analyze data to uncover and eliminate inequities
  • Equity audits
  • Powerful classroom strategies
  • Reflecting on practice

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452217468
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/20/2011
Series: The Best of Corwin
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Randall B. Lindsey is Emeritus Professor at California State University, Los Angeles. He has served as a teacher, an administrator, executive director of a non-profit corporation, as Interim Dean at California Lutheran University, as Distinguished Educator in Residence at Pepperdine University, and as Chair of the Education Department at the University of Redlands. Prior to that he served for seventeen years at California State University, Los Angeles in the Division of Administration and Counseling. All of Randy’s experiences have been in working with diverse populations and his area of study is the behavior of white people in multicultural settings. His Ph.D. is in Educational Leadership from Georgia State University, his Master of Arts in Teaching is in History Education from the University of Illinois, and his B.S. in Social Science Education is from Western Illinois University. He has served as a junior high school and high school teacher and as an administrator in charge of school desegregation efforts. At Cal State, L.A. he served as Chair of the Division of Administration and Counseling and as Director of the Regional Assistance Centers for Educational Equity, a regional race desegregation assistance center. With co-authors he has written several books and articles on Cultural Proficiency. Most recent publication is The Cultural Proficiency Manifesto: Finding Clarity Amidst the Noise.

Table of Contents

Preface Randall B. Lindsey vii

Introduction Randall B. Lindsey ix

About the Editor xiii

About the Contributors xv

Part I For All Educators

1 The Tools of Cultural Proficiency Delores B. Lindsey Linda D. Jungwirth Jarvis V. N. C. Pahl Randall B. Lindsey 3

2 Why Race? Glenn Singleton Curtis Linton 21

3 The Wallpaper Effect: Uncovering Inequities Using the Other Data Ruth S. Johnson Robin Avelar La Salle 49

4 Teacher Quality Equity Linda Skrla Kathryn Bell McKenzie James Joseph Scheurich 83

Part II For Classroom Teachers and Those Who Support Classroom Teachers

5 Reaching Diverse Learners Through Strategic Instruction Bonnie M. Davis 95

6 Diversity and Power Carl A. Grant 105

7 Only the Strong Survive: Dealing With Roadblocks to Effective Classroom Management Gail L. Thompson 125

8 Connecting Home and School Concha Delgado Gaitan 143

Part III Closing

9 Heuristic Reflection Franklin Campbell Jones Brenda Campbell Jones Randall B. Lindsey 159

References 163

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