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Rethinking our classrooms

Author: Wayne Au; Bill Bigelow; Stan Karp
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Rethinking Schools, ©2007-
Edition/Format:   Book : English : New ed., 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Au; Bill Bigelow; Stan Karp
ISBN: 9780942961355 0942961358 9780942961331 0942961331 9780942961379 0942961374
OCLC Number: 77476493
Description: v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: [v. 1.] pt. 1 : Points of departure. Lions / Langston Hughes --
Unlearning the myths that bind us : critiquing cartoons and society / Linda Christensen --
Rethinking "The three little pigs" / Ellen Wolpert --
10 quick ways to analyze children's books for racism and sexism / Council on Interracial Books for Children --
Celebrating the joy in daily events / Linda Christensen --
Ode to my socks / oda a los calcetinas / Pablo Neruda --
Taking multicultural, anti-racist education seriously / interview with Enid Lee --
My hair is long / Loyen Redhawk Gali --
pt. 2 : Rethinking my classroom. Race and respect among young children / Rita Tenorio --
Holding Nyla : lessons from an inclusion classroom / Katie Kissinger --
Teaching for social justice : one teacher's journey / Bob Peterson --
Songs that promote justice / Bob Peterson --
Forgiving my father / Justin Morris --
Playing with gender : lessons from an early childhood center / Ann Pelo --
The challenge of classroom discipline / Bob Peterson --
Helping students deal with anger / Kelley Dawson Salas --
Building community from chaos / Linda Christensen --
Discipline : no quick fix / Linda Christensen --
Honeybees / Paul Fleischman --
Teaching about global warming in truck country / Jana Dean --
Students use math to confront overcrowding / Erin E. Turner and Beatriz T. Font Strawhun --
Getting off the track : stories from an untracked classroom / Bill Bigelow --
what the mirror said / Lucille Clifton --
pt. 3 : Teaching ideas. Using pictures to combat bias / Ellen Wolpert --
My mom's job is important / Matt Witt --
Father was a musician / Dyan Warson --
There's more to heroes than He-Man / Marcie Osinsky --
The military recruitment minefield / Bill Bigelow --
Coping with tv : some lesson ideas / Bob Peterson --
What do we say when we hear 'faggot'? / Leonore Gordon --
Learning from worms / Rachel Cloues --
The organic goodie simulation / Bill Bigelow and Norm Diamond --
World poverty and world resources / Susan Hersh and Bob Peterson --
Math, SATs, and racial profiling / Eric Gutstein --
The day Sondra took over : helping students become self-directed / Cynthia M. Ellwood --
Little things are big / Jesus Colon --
Haiku and Hiroshima : teaching about the atomic bomb / Wayne Au --
Students as textbook detectives : an exercise in uncovering bias / Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson --
What can teachers do about sexual harassment? / Ellen Bravo and Larry Miller --
Flirting vs. sexual harassment : teaching the difference / Nan Stein and Lisa Sjostrom --
Celebrating the student's voice / Linda Christensen --
Rayford's Song / Lawson Inada --
Promoting social imagination through interior monologues / Linda Christensen and Bill Bigelow --
Two women / Anonymous --
Role plays : show, don't tell / Bill Bigelow --
Testing, tracking and toeing the line : a role play on the origins of the modern high school / Bill Bigelow --
'Salt of the earth' grounds students in hope / S. J. Childs --
"The funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr." / Nikki Giovanni --
pt. 4 : Rethinking our assumptions. My dirty little secret : why I don't grade papers / Linda Christensen --
Expectations and 'at-risk' children : one teacher's perspective / L. C. Clark --
Teachers and cultural styles / Asa G. Hilliard III --
Teaching standard English : whose standard? / Linda Christensen --
Seeing color / Lisa Delpit --
When small is beautiful / interview with Héctor Calderón --
I won't learn from you! confronting student resistance / Herbert Kohl --
Food is not for play / Jean Hannon --
The politics of children's literature : what's wrong with the Rosa Parks Myth / Herbert Kohl --
"In memory of crossing the Columbia" / Elizabeth Woody --
Heather's moms got married : creating a gay- and lesbian-friendly classroom / Mary Cowhey --
Thoughts on teaching Native American literature / Joseph Bruchac --
Why students should study history / interview with Howard Zinn --
History book resources / Barbara Miner --
"To the young who want to die" / Gwendolyn Brooks --
pt. 5 : Beyond the classroom. Why we need to go beyond the classroom / Stan Karp --
"Rebellion against the north side" / Naomi Shihab Nye --
Teachers teaching teachers / Linda Christensen --
Equity claims for NCLB don't pass the test / Stan Karp --
Why standardized tests are bad / Terry Meier --
"Lineage" / Margaret Walker --
Students mobilize for immigrant rights / Ryan Knudson and Al Levie [v. 2.] [pt. 1.] The power of words. Where I'm from : inviting students' lives into the classroom / Linda Christensen --
"Where I'm from" / George Ella Lyon --
"I am from soul food and Harriet Tubman" / Lealonni Blake --
"I am from pink tights and speak your mind" / Djamila Moore --
"I am from ..." / Oretha Storey --
"I am from swingsets and jungle gyms" / Debby Gordon --
An international proverbs project / Jim Cummins and Dennis Sayers --
"Race" / Cang Dao --
For my people / Linda Christensen --
What color is beautiful? / Alejandro Segura-Mora --
Ebonics and culturally responsive instruction / Lisa Delpit --
Exploring black cultural issues / Bakari Chavanu --
"Ode to writing" / Jessica Rawlins --
"I am proud to be bilingual" / Monica Thao --
[pt. 2.] The power of the past. Unsung heroes / Howard Zinn --
Teaching about unsung heroes / Bill Bigelow --
Discovering the truth about Helen Keller / James Loewen --
On the road to cultural bias / Bill Bigelow --
Fiction posing as truth / Debbie Reese, et al. --
Rethinking the U.S. constitutional convention : a role play / Bob Peterson --
A new U.S. Bill of Rights / Larry Miller --
"Waiting at the railroad cafe" / Janet Wong --
A lesson on the Japanese-American internment / Mark Sweeting --
"In response to Executive Order 9066" / Dwight Okita --
What the tour guide didn't tell me / Wayne Au --
[pt. 3.] The power of critique. Ten chairs of inequality / Polly Kellogg --
Teaching math across the curriculum / Bob Peterson --
Percent as a tool for social justice / Bob Peterson --
The human lives behind the labels / Bill Bigelow --
"The stitching shed" / Tho Dong --
Bias and CD-ROM encyclopedias / Bob Peterson --
Where's the R-word? / Bob Peterson --
Girls, worms, and body image / Kate Lyman --
Math, maps, and misrepresentation / Eric Gutstein --
[pt. 4.] The power of social action. "We had set ourselves free" / Doug Sherman --
From snarling dogs to Bloody Sunday / Kate Lyman --
Mississippi freedom schools / David Levine --
Improvs and civil rights / Bill Bigelow --
The poetry of protest / Linda Christensen --
"Jorge the church janitor finally quits" / Martin Espada --
A bill of rights for girls / Mary Blalock --
The trial / Kate Lyman --
Students blow the whistle on toxic oil contamination / Larry Miller and Danah Opland-Dobs --
"Garbage" / Bill Steele, Mike Agranoff, and Pete Seeger --
AIDS- "You can die from it" / Kate Lyman --
"at the cemetery, walnut grove plantation, south carolina, 1989" / Lucile Clifton --
[pt. 5.] Rethinking school culture. When things turn ugly / Donn Harris --
Rethinking discipline / Jehanne Helena Beaton --
Creating classroom community / Beverly Braxton --
A mother speaks out / Leslie Sadasivan --
Teaching the whole story / Kate Lyman --
Playing favorites / Mara Sapon-Shevin --
Black teachers on teaching / Michele Foster --
School system shock / Melony Swasey --
Arranged marriages, rearranged ideas / Stan Karp --
Out front / Annie Johnston --
Staying past Wednesday / Kate Lyman --
"Earth's last cry" / Rachel M. Knudsen --
[pt. 6.] Rethinking assessment. Failing our kids : what's wrong with the testing craze / the Editors of Rethinking schools --
Basketball and portfolios / Linda Christensen --
One size fits few / Susan Ohanian --
Tracking and the project method / Bob Peterson --
Motivating students to do quality work / Bob Peterson
Responsibility: [edited by Wayne Au, Bill Bigelow, Stan Karp].
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