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A Culturally Proficient Response to LGBT Communities

A Culturally Proficient Response to LGBT Communities Author Randall B. Lindsey
ISBN-10 9781483304328
Release 2013-06-12
Pages 184
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High impact strategies to improve student outcomes Positive systemic change begins when school leaders elevate understanding and propel schools toward safe and diverse-friendly environments. To combat anti-gay discrimination, educators often use silence, policy, legislation and compliance. This brave book maintains that building safe and welcoming schools begins not only with effective and appropriate policy but also with inside-out analysis of one’s own beliefs and values. Resulting cultural proficiencies boost empathy and improve learning environments. On this simple premise, readers will find: Inside-out growth through personal stories and case-studies Reflection through activities appropriate for individuals and teams Insight through current responses to bullying



A Culturally Proficient Response to LGBT Communities a Guide for Educators

A Culturally Proficient Response to LGBT Communities  a Guide for Educators Author Randall B. Lindsey
ISBN-10 OCLC:1050072560
Release 2013
Pages 164
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Hoe zorg je ervoor dat je school een inclusieve school is waar iedereen ongeacht zijn seksuele oriëntatie of genderidentiteit zich veilig en welkom voelt? En waar beter te starten dan bij de leekrachten zelf. Voor je echt werk kan maken van gelijke behandeling is het voor leraren nuttig dat ze zelf eens stilstaan bij hun eigen houding t.o.v. van topics zoals seksuele voorkeur en genderidentiteit. Het boek nodigt de individuele leerkracht middels reflexie en dialoog uit om zijn of haar standpunten en attituden uit te klaren.



Cultural Proficiency

Cultural Proficiency Author Randall B. Lindsey
ISBN-10 9781506390567
Release 2018-08-21
Pages 360
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Our students’ futures depend upon it: If we’re to guarantee equitable access and improved academic outcomes for our historically underserved students, then we must first confront the deeply rooted biases and practices that for far too long have limited them. That’s where Cultural Proficiency: A Manual for School Leaders has already benefited tens of thousands of schools leaders--and the students, teachers, and communities they serve. Cultural Proficiency helps us all establish a mindset and worldview for effectively describing and responding to inequities. Its inside-outside approach to leadership is grounded in the assumption that honest introspection is a requirement to leading equity-driven change. And now, with updated content, new case studies, expanded vignettes, new activities and study guides, and an updated matrix, this fourth edition is more urgently needed than ever. What leaders love most is the way Cultural Proficiency lays the groundwork for powerful organizational growth with resources to: Engage colleagues in collaborative dialogue about creating powerful teaching and learning environments Recognize and respond to both individual and group differences to break down barriers Use the Cultural Proficiency Continuum to assess the limitations of school practices and identify opportunities to shift the culture Take this first step on the Cultural Proficiency journey and soon enough you, too, can create equitable educational opportunities and more inclusive environments in which differences are embraced. “This book is a riveting and unparalleled resource for all educational merchants of hope. . . . The insights, learning strategies, and professional development structures in this edition illuminate a path for all leaders to successfully commit to the journey of being equity champions!” --Dr. Erick E. Witherspoon, National Director of Equity Professional Development Services Generation Ready “There is no greater honor than to have one’s professional work become the inspiration for a new way of thinking, and transformative literature and action that change the world for schools and the children and youth they serve. I am grateful that the ideas have been so skillfully brought to scale by these authors.” --Dr. Terry L. Cross, MSW, Founder and Senior Advisor National Indian Child Welfare Association



A Culturally Proficient Response to the Common Core

A Culturally Proficient Response to the Common Core Author Delores B. Lindsey
ISBN-10 9781483319117
Release 2014-12-04
Pages 240
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Lead a Common Core implementation that closes achievement gaps! This illuminating book shows how central Common Core tenets—rigor, meaningful curricula and assessment, and higher order thinking—can become educational realities for every child in your school or district. This timely resource enables readers to: Understand how underlying beliefs related to historically-underserved students may create roadblocks to effective instruction Create a school culture where diversity is valued, including developing relevant professional learning Compile and analyze meaningful data that enables faculty to better reach students from all backgrounds Advance the goal of college and career-readiness for all learners



Culturally Proficient Instruction

Culturally Proficient Instruction Author Kikanza J. Nuri-Robins
ISBN-10 9781452269528
Release 2011-11-29
Pages 224
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Are you doing all you can to improve teaching and learning? Culturally proficient instruction is the result of an inside-out journey during which you explore your values and behaviors while evaluating practices of your workplace. In the newest version of their best-selling book, the authors invite you to reflect on how you engage with your students and your colleagues as a community of learners. The third edition includes: An updated discussion of standards-based education guidelines A conceptual framework for the tools of cultural proficiency New language for understanding the microaggressions of dominant cultures An integrated guide for use with study groups



The Cultural Proficiency Manifesto

The Cultural Proficiency Manifesto Author Randall B. Lindsey
ISBN-10 9781506399409
Release 2017-10-03
Pages 120
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A call-to-arms for educators in tumultuous times In times of social disruption and uncertainty, Cultural Proficiency can provide educators with essential tools for promoting greater equity and inclusion. This book places today’s political rancor and divisiveness in the context of greater historical change and provides a roadmap to interrupting the cycle of hostility towards marginalized groups. Readers will find: • Esteemed author Randall Lindsey’s latest thinking on Cultural Proficiency • A deliberately brief format that unpacks the Cultural Proficiency Framework and offers practical guidance • Tools and guiding principles to help educators move their school community toward inclusivity • Prompts for individual reflection and team dialogue



Culturally Proficient Inclusive Schools

Culturally Proficient Inclusive Schools Author Delores B. Lindsey
ISBN-10 9781506356266
Release 2017-05-25
Pages 320
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Create inclusive educational environments that benefit ALL learners! As schools become more diverse with students of differing abilities and needs, this self-reflective and action-oriented guide helps you create and support more inclusive schools and classrooms that intentionally educate all students. Using the Five Essential Elements of Cultural Proficiency as a roadmap, this book presents: • Students’ learning differences as just that – differences rather than deficits • Strategies that show you how to break though the common barriers to culturally proficient and inclusive schooling • Assessments that gauge your awareness and show you how to best serve every student’s needs



Culturally Proficient Leadership

Culturally Proficient Leadership Author Raymond D. Terrell
ISBN-10 9781506385280
Release 2018-06-12
Pages 248
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Becoming a culturally proficient leader requires the kind of courage, clarity, and insight that can only come from looking inward first. It’s a personal learning journey of will and skill, and if you’re up to the challenge, one that will change how you see your school, your students, and yourself as you build your own cultural competence. Consider this second edition of Culturally Proficient Leadershipyour personal road map for navigating that journey. Each chapter of Culturally Proficient Leadership invites you to put your experiences up front and challenges you to reframe your story based on multiple viewpoints—now, notably, with the addition of new coauthors Delores Lindsey and Eloise Kemp Terrell, who have their own remarkable stories and insight to share. Overall, all four authors will help you answer the critical question “Is what we say what we do?” utilizing the tools of Cultural Proficiency to engage in Reflections and Cultural Interviews to explore what you learn about those who are culturally different from you develop a Cultural Autobiography to provide a picture of the cultural memberships that have influenced who you are as a person use the Cultural Proficiency Continuum to examine your progress as a leader in serving your students and communities prepare an intentional Leadership Plan that summarizes your journey from Cultural Precompetence to Cultural Proficiency The central “inside-out” premise of Cultural Proficiency is that engaging in deep introspection around one’s personal beliefs, values, and behaviors in response to human differences is the first step toward systemic educational reform. We invite you to embark on this journey of self-awareness, of moral courage, and of the life-affirming power of human diversity. “I believe deeply that we cannot solve the challenges of our time unless we solve them together—unless we perfect our union by understanding that we may have different stories, but we hold common hopes; that we may not look the same and may not come from the same place, but we all want to move in the same direction: toward a better future for our children and our grandchildren.” —Barack Obama, Los Angeles Times, 2008



Walking the Equity Talk

Walking the Equity Talk Author John Robert Browne II
ISBN-10 9781412997812
Release 2012-06-21
Pages 385
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For educational leaders serious about ending student outcome disparities, Culturally Courageous Leadership can empower all school stakeholders to ensure that equity initiatives are successful.



Identity Safe Classrooms

Identity Safe Classrooms Author Dorothy M. Steele
ISBN-10 9781452230900
Release 2013-09-05
Pages 232
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This practitioner-focused guide to creating identity-safe classrooms presents four categories of core instructional practices: - child-centered teaching - classroom relationships - caring environments - cultivating diversity The book presents a set of strategies that can be implemented immediately by teachers. It includes a wealth of vignettes taken from identity-safe classrooms as well as reflective exercises that can be completed by individual teachers or teacher teams.



Navigating Cultural Competence in Grades K 5

Navigating Cultural Competence in Grades K  5 Author Nancy P. Gallavan
ISBN-10 9781412978491
Release 2010-10-04
Pages 176
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The author's eight-point cultural compass helps you ensure that young children feel welcome and that their cultures are valued. Included are strategies and activities.



Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain

Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain Author Zaretta Hammond
ISBN-10 9781483308029
Release 2014-11-13
Pages 192
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A bold, brain-based teaching approach to culturally responsive instruction To close the achievement gap, diverse classrooms need a proven framework for optimizing student engagement. Culturally responsive instruction has shown promise, but many teachers have struggled with its implementation—until now. In this book, Zaretta Hammond draws on cutting-edge neuroscience research to offer an innovative approach for designing and implementing brain-compatible culturally responsive instruction. The book includes: Information on how one’s culture programs the brain to process data and affects learning relationships Ten “key moves” to build students’ learner operating systems and prepare them to become independent learners Prompts for action and valuable self-reflection



Navigating Cultural Competence in Grades 6 12

Navigating Cultural Competence in Grades 6  12 Author Nancy P. Gallavan
ISBN-10 9781412978484
Release 2010-10-12
Pages 161
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The author's eight-point cultural compass guides you in crafting a respectful and inclusive curriculum. Each chapter includes frequently asked questions, specific strategies and activities.



Culturally Responsive Teaching

Culturally Responsive Teaching Author Geneva Gay
ISBN-10 9780807776704
Release 2018
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Geneva Gay is renowned for her contributions to multicultural education, particularly as it relates to curriculum design, professional learning, and classroom instruction. Gay has made many important revisions to keep her foundational, award-winning text relevant for today’s diverse student population, including: new research on culturally responsive teaching, a focus on a broader range of racial and ethnic groups, and consideration of additional issues related to early childhood education. Combining insights from multicultural education theory with real-life classroom stories, this book demonstrates that all students will perform better on multiple measures of achievement when teaching is filtered through students’ own cultural experiences. This perennial bestseller continues to be the go-to resource for teacher professional learning and preservice courses. A Choice Magazine recommended title. “Inspiring! A book every teacher should read. As one of the founders of the field of multicultural education, Gay has updated her exceptional resource for teachers.” —Valerie Ooka Pang, San Diego State University “Gay clearly explains how culturally responsive teaching can be used to dramatically influence the academic achievement of students of color and other marginalized students.” —Carl A. Grant, University of Wisconsin at Madison (of previous edition) “A comprehensive account of the important role that culture plays in the teaching and learning process.” —Urban Education (of previous edition)



Culturally Proficient Collaboration

Culturally Proficient Collaboration Author Diana L. Stephens
ISBN-10 9781452269627
Release 2011-06-13
Pages 200
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Optimize school counselors and raise your school’s cultural competence The authors make a compelling case for recognizing professional school counselors as leaders of 21st-century change rather than "gatekeepers" of the status quo. Today’s school leaders need to acknowledge counselors’ value in the necessary work of providing equitable resources and opportunities for children in today’s multicultural environment. Aligned with the American School Counselor Association National Model for school counseling programs, this book provides a conceptual framework and practical protocols for utilizing school counselors as: Change agents for school improvement Creators of results-based programs Equity advocates for all students This book shows how to make the most of school leadership teams by empowering counselors to contribute to each school’s success.



Equity 101 The Equity Framework

Equity 101  The Equity Framework Author Curtis Linton
ISBN-10 9781412995177
Release 2011-07-06
Pages 165
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Based on the common characteristics observed in highly successful diverse schools, Equity 101 guides educational leaders in creating an environment where excellence is the norm.



Safe Secure Schools

Safe   Secure Schools Author Judy M. Brunner
ISBN-10 9781452295695
Release 2008-08-26
Pages 136
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Make a difference in school safety and security with these practical, realistic strategies! This timely resource for new, veteran, and aspiring school administrators offers cost-effective techniques for creating a safe environment for students, staff, and the community. The authors use their experience in education and law enforcement to show how administrators can combine the need for a secure campus with the desire to maintain an open and welcoming school. Educators will find recommendations that can: Help prevent or minimize a potential crisis Facilitate a stronger, more informed response when needed Allow a school to recover and return to normalcy