A Culturally Proficient Response to the Common Core

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ISBN: 9781483319117
Release Date: 2014-12-17
Number of pages: 240
Author: Delores B. Lindsey
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online A Culturally Proficient Response to the Common Core in PDF and EPUB 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


A Culturally Proficient Response to the Common Core

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ISBN: 1483319105
Release Date: 2014-12-16
Number of pages: 232
Author: Delores B. Lindsey
Publisher: Corwin

Download and read online A Culturally Proficient Response to the Common Core in PDF and EPUB 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


A Culturally Proficient Response to LGBT Communities

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ISBN: 9781483304328
Release Date: 2013-06-20
Number of pages: 184
Author: Randall B. Lindsey
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online A Culturally Proficient Response to LGBT Communities in PDF and EPUB 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


Culturally Proficient Instruction

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ISBN: 9781452269528
Release Date: 2011-11-29
Number of pages: 224
Author: Kikanza J. Nuri-Robins
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Culturally Proficient Instruction in PDF and EPUB 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


Culturally Proficient Learning Communities

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ISBN: 9781452273006
Release Date: 2009-08-03
Number of pages: 168
Author: Delores B. Lindsey
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Culturally Proficient Learning Communities in PDF and EPUB Close the achievement gap with equity-focused professional learning communities! Integrating the four Tools of Cultural Proficiency with the PLC framework, this relevant guide offers school leaders, district administrators, and staff developers a collaborative approach to address bias and inequity. The authors discuss the impact of our history on cultural understanding and provide a wealth of practical strategies and tools for building equity-focused PLCs, including: Templates, protocols, activities, and rubrics for deconstructing inequity in student achievement Stories, tools, and thinking prompts to guide an inside-out transformation toward cultural proficiency An extended example of one school district’s journey


Culturally Proficient Coaching

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ISBN: 9781452299457
Release Date: 2006-10-04
Number of pages: 200
Author: Delores B. Lindsey
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Culturally Proficient Coaching in PDF and EPUB Get the solution to the equity equation: cultural insight plus coaching! To arm educators with the tools necessary to close the achievement gap, this straightforward guide blends the Five Essential Elements of Cultural Proficiency with the Five States of Mind of Cognitive CoachingSM. It offers a practical strategy for being mindfully attuned to—and leveraging—cultural diversity to optimize student learning. Boosting educators’ cultural confidence and consciousness while honing their coaching skills, this interactive resource features: Action-planning worksheets Reflective questions Coaching maps and conversation vignettes Real-life examples through a composite case story


Culturally Proficient Inclusive Schools

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ISBN: 9781506356280
Release Date: 2017-06-07
Number of pages: 320
Author: Delores B. Lindsey
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Culturally Proficient Inclusive Schools in PDF and EPUB 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 Practice

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ISBN: 9781452283982
Release Date: 2012-07-23
Number of pages: 208
Author: Reyes L. Quezada
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Culturally Proficient Practice in PDF and EPUB Help your English learning students achieve academic success! Designed to empower educators to become agents of change in their classrooms, schools, and communities, this guide introduces the principles of Cultural Proficiency and how they can help improve educators’ ability to effectively teach English language learners. This book features: Activities that build core Cultural Proficiency skills and promote personal transformation A chapter-by-chapter rubric for working effectively with English learning students A conversation-starting case story featuring the River View School District Strategies for using action research to improve the success of English learning students


Cultural Proficiency

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ISBN: 9781412963626
Release Date: 2009-06-02
Number of pages: 318
Author: Randall B. Lindsey
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Cultural Proficiency in PDF and EPUB This powerful third edition offers fresh approaches that enable school leaders to engage in effective interactions with students, educators, and the communities they serve.


Moving Leadership Standards Into Everyday Work

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ISBN: 9780914409175
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Number of pages: 57
Author: WestEd
Publisher: WestEd

Download and read online Moving Leadership Standards Into Everyday Work in PDF and EPUB Moving Leadership Standards Into Everyday Work: Descriptions of Practicefleshes out the most widely used leadership standards by identifying underlying goals and providing a detailed narrative of specific administrator actions, attitudes, and understanding necessary to attain each goal. These descriptions of practice also depict what each standard looks like across a continuum of development as an administrator moves from being a tactical manager to a strategic instructional leader whose efforts result in improved student learning.


Culturally Proficient Leadership

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ISBN: 9781412969161
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 171
Author: Raymond D. Terrell
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Culturally Proficient Leadership in PDF and EPUB Addressing a broad range of equity issues, this interactive guide provides reflective questions and personal narratives to help leaders examine how underlying beliefs affect leadership practice.


Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning Outcomes

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ISBN: 9781452291918
Release Date: 2015-07-10
Number of pages: 120
Author: Delores B. Lindsey
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning Outcomes in PDF and EPUB Professional development that increases educator effectiveness and student success! This volume gives teachers and administrators a detailed roadmap for implementing the Outcomes standard. Deepen you knowledge of this standard with: An original essay by Delores B. Lindsey and Randall B. Lindsey on using the lens of Cultural Proficiency to highlight the theme of educational equity that is embedded in the standard Practical tools that guide leaders in finding coherence between performance standards for educators and curriculum standards for students A powerful case study to illustrate how the standard was enacted across a major urban school district With this book, educators will reach new heights in professional growth and students will reap the benefits!


Sunken Gardens

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ISBN: 9781604695922
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Number of pages: 252
Author: Karen Randall
Publisher: Timber Press

Download and read online Sunken Gardens in PDF and EPUB Welcome to the world of underwater design! Planted aquariums combine the DIY aspects of terrariums with a sophisticated palette of gorgeous foliage plants. They can be small enough to sit on a desk or large enough to cover an entire wall, and they often include live fish. Once a niche hobby, they are poised to be the next big think in indoor plant decor. Sunken Gardens is the first book to bring this amazing world to a wider audience. This information-packed guide includes everything someone new to the hobby needs to know: it details the equipment needed to get started, surveys the best plants, and shows how to design, plant, and maintain an aquascape. Step-by-step projects detail how to create specific designs and hundreds of color photographs offer inspiration for unique creations.


Culturally Responsive Teaching

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ISBN: 9780807750780
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 289
Author: Geneva Gay
Publisher: Teachers College Press

Download and read online Culturally Responsive Teaching in PDF and EPUB The achievement of students of color continues to be disproportionately low at all levels of education. More than ever, Geneva Gay's foundational book on culturally responsive teaching is essential reading in addressing the needs of today's diverse student population. Combining insights from multicultural education theory and research with real-life classroom stories, Gay demonstrates that all students will perform better on multiple measures of achievement when teaching is filtered through their own cultural experiences. This bestselling text has been extensively revised to include expanded coverage of student ethnic groups: African and Latino Americans as well as Asian and Native Americans as well as new material on culturally diverse communication, addressing common myths about language diversity and the effects of "English Plus" instruction.


Educating Everybody s Children

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ISBN: 9781416612490
Release Date: 2008-06-15
Number of pages: 295
Author: Robert W. Cole
Publisher: ASCD

Download and read online Educating Everybody s Children in PDF and EPUB Designed to promote reflection, discussion, and action among the entire learning community, Educating Everybody's Children encapsulates what research has revealed about successfully addressing the needs of students from economically, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse groups and identifies a wide range of effective principles and instructional strategies. Although good teaching works well with all students, educators must develop an extensive repertoire of instructional tools to meet the varying needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Those tools and the knowledge base behind them are the foundation of this expanded and revised second edition of Educating Everybody's Children. Each strategy discussed in the book includes classroom examples and a list of the research studies that support it. The most important thing we have learned as a result of the education reform movement is that student achievement stands or falls on the motivation and skills of teachers. We must ensure that all teachers are capable of delivering a standards?based curriculum that describes what students should know and be able to do, and that these standards are delivered by means of a rich and engaging "pedagogy of plenty." By these two acts we can ensure that all schools will be ready and able to educate everybody's children.