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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
How Black and Working Class Children Are Deprived of Basic Education in Canada.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2014
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (x, 180 pages)|
|Contents:||TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PART I:INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1:INTRODUCTION; GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY; OVERVIEW OF THE BOOK; DEFINITION OF TERMS; Often Used Terms; Analytical Terms; School System Labels; CHAPTER 2:A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE; TEACHER-CENTRED EDUCATION DEFINED; STUDENT-CENTRED EDUCATION DEFINED; FROM PASSIVE RESISTANCE TO 'FADING OUT'; MY INCLUSIVE EDUCATION FRAMEWORK; STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CURRICULUM, TEACHING AND LEARNING; TRAINING AND THE RECOGNITION OF TEACHERS ASINTELLECTUAL WORKERS; CHAPTER 3:RESEARCH METHODOLOGYI. Research settinggaining access to the classroom; about the participants in the study; why a qualitative study?; ethical awareness; data collection; data analysis; part ii:data analysis; chapter 4:focus on the curriculum; one day in the life of the classroom; treatment of the critical issues of race, class, and genderin the curriculum; indoctrination through ritualistic episodes; summary; chapter 5:the teacher-centred vs. student-centredcontinuum; learning activities and the perceived role of the teacher; the limitations of a split-level classroom. Communication and organization in the gym and schoolyardpassive resistance: forms of student contestation; summary; chapter 6: parent involvement in education:vertical mosaic in action; the struggle of a black mother against the school system; a cry for help met by manufactured disabilities; history continues to repeat itself: the rush to document falsedisabilities and record them in the osr; other parents' involvement; highly-managed parent involvement at the school level; summary; chapter 7:myth vs. reality in public education; a school within a school: separate, but not equal. Distribution of educational opportunitiesin a multicultural contexta new breed of failing african-canadian students; from passive resistance to 'fading out' or fighting back; white students identify reasons why they dropped out of school; summary; chapter 8:a historical perspective; race-based statistics on achievement and streaming; on racial and gender composition of staff; school drop-out rate from 1987 to 2010; progress --
or lack of it --
towards inclusive education; summary; part iii:conclusion; chapter 9:findings and recommendations; forge a broad-based coalition to reform education. FREE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY POLICY FROM THE CYCLE OFWHITE MEN'S WRATHMULTICENTRIC EDUCATION: IT WILL TAKE MORE THANRE-ARRANGING THE DESKS; AIM REFORM TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF FAILING STUDENTS; MAKE RACE AND CLASS-BASED STATISTICS READILY AVAILABLE TOTHE PUBLIC; APPENDIX 1:FIELD OBSERVATION GUIDE; On the Neighbourhood; About the School; In the Classroom; APPENDIX 2:INTERVIEW GUIDE FOR STUDENTS; A- On their Background; B- About School; C- In the Classroom; APPENDIX 3:INTERVIEW GUIDE FOR FOCUS GROUPS; APPENDIX 4:INTERVIEW GUIDE FOR PARENTS; APPENDIX 5:INTERVIEW GUIDE FOR STAFF.
- Basic education -- Canada -- Case studies.
- Racism in education.
- Working class -- Education.
- Education (general)
- EDUCATION -- Essays.
- EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
- EDUCATION -- Reference.
- Sciences sociales.
- Sciences humaines.
- Basic education.