The Best of Corwin: Equity

The Best of Corwin: Equity

by Randall B. Lindsey

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Equity expertise from premier educators

The Best of Corwin series showcases key chapters from critically acclaimed Corwin publications for a powerful compilation of perspectives on important education issues and topics. The Best of Corwin: Equity features a variety of stellar authors who 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, these authors 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

This book is aimed at all educators, with particular emphasis on teachers and those who support teachers. Learn from the best as you strive to make our schools places of excellence where all students have the same opportunity to learn.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452296531
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/20/2011
Series: The Best of Corwin
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 3 MB

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
Introduction - Randall B. Lindsey
About the Editor
About the Contributors
Part I. For All Educators
1. The Tools of Cultural Proficiency - Delores B. Lindsey, Linda D. Jungwirth, Jarvis V. N. C. Pahl, and Randall B. Lindsey
2. Why Race? - Glenn Singleton and Curtis Linton
3. The Wallpaper Effect: Uncovering Inequities Using the Other Data - Ruth S. Johnson and Robin Avelar La Salle
4. Teacher Quality Equity - Linda Skrla, Kathryn Bell McKenzie, and James Joseph Scheurich
Part II. For Classroom Teachers and Those Who Support Classroom Teachers
5. Reaching Diverse Learners Through Strategic Instruction - Bonnie M. Davis
6. Diversity and Power - Carl A. Grant
7. Only the Strong Survive: Dealing With Roadblocks to Effective Classroom Management - Gail L. Thompson
8. Connecting Home and School - Concha Delgado Gaitan
Part III. Closing
9. Heuristic Reflection - Franklin CampbellJones, Brenda CampbellJones, and Randall B. Lindsey

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