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Not light, but fire : how to lead meaningful race conversations in the classroom

Author: Matthew R Kay
Publisher: Portsmouth, New Hampshire : Stenhouse Publishers, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Do you feel prepared to initiate and facilitate meaningful, productive dialogues about race in your classroom? Are you looking for practical strategies to engage with your students? Inspired by Frederick Douglass's abolitionist call to action, "it is not light that is needed, but fire" Matthew Kay has spent his career learning how to lead students through the most difficult race conversations. Kay not only makes the  Read more...
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Kay, Matthew R., 1983- author.
Not light, but fire
Portland, Maine : Stenhouse Publishers, [2018]
(DLC) 2018019979
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew R Kay
ISBN: 9781625310989 1625310986
OCLC Number: 1032293262
Description: ix, 278 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The ecosystem --
Demystifying the "safe space" --
Developing your "talking game" --
Structuring your dialogic curriculum --
Establishing your purpose --
A study of conversations --
The n-word : facing it head-on --
"Say it right" : unpacking the cultural significance of names --
Playing the other : thoughtfully tackling cultural appropriation --
Pop-up conversations : lessons from the 2016 presidential election.
Responsibility: Matthew R. Kay.

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Inspired by Frederick Douglass's call to action, ""it is not light that is needed, but fire"", Matthew Kay has spent his career learning how to lead students through difficult race conversations. He  Read more...

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