Culturally Proficient Inquiry

Filename: culturally-proficient-inquiry.pdf
ISBN: 9781452211466
Release Date: 2008-02-14
Number of pages: 256
Author: Randall B. Lindsey
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Culturally Proficient Inquiry in PDF and EPUB Use inquiry to promote equity and transform your school’s educational environment! Using cultural proficiency as a lens, the authors guide practitioners through the process of gathering and analyzing data to meet the needs of historically underserved students. This book outlines a critical evaluation process and provides rubrics to examine why some students are not being educated to their full potential. With a CD-ROM of tables and spreadsheets for data entry, the book show educators how to: Encourage discussions about educational equity Create a realistic picture of a school's cultural and economic diversity Initiate authentic systemic change Effectively respond to NCLB mandates


Cultural Proficiency

Filename: cultural-proficiency.pdf
ISBN: 0761946446
Release Date: 2003-03-20
Number of pages: 370
Author: Randall B. Lindsey
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Cultural Proficiency in PDF and EPUB New Edition of Bestseller! This excellent, updated resource outlines a proven, positive approach for achieving cultural proficiency and provides detailed examples and valuable tools for use with students and staff.


Culturally Proficient Inclusive Schools

Filename: culturally-proficient-inclusive-schools.pdf
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 Learning Communities

Filename: culturally-proficient-learning-communities.pdf
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 Practice

Filename: culturally-proficient-practice.pdf
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


Culturally Proficient Instruction

Filename: culturally-proficient-instruction.pdf
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 Coaching

Filename: culturally-proficient-coaching.pdf
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 Education

Filename: culturally-proficient-education.pdf
ISBN: 9781412970860
Release Date: 2010-04-14
Number of pages: 161
Author: Randall B. Lindsey
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Culturally Proficient Education in PDF and EPUB Using the framework of cultural proficiency, this timely resource offers educators the knowledge and skills to maximize educational opportunities for all students, independent of students' socioeconomic status.


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


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


Using Data to Improve Learning for All

Filename: using-data-to-improve-learning-for-all.pdf
ISBN: 1412960851
Release Date: 2008-09-26
Number of pages: 171
Author: Nancy Love
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Using Data to Improve Learning for All in PDF and EPUB School leaders will discover how to implement collaborative inquiry, use data systematically and effectively, and establish an equitable school climate to improve outcomes for all students.


Using Data to Improve Learning for All

Filename: using-data-to-improve-learning-for-all.pdf
ISBN: 1412960851
Release Date: 2008-09-26
Number of pages: 171
Author: Nancy Love
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Using Data to Improve Learning for All in PDF and EPUB School leaders will discover how to implement collaborative inquiry, use data systematically and effectively, and establish an equitable school climate to improve outcomes for all students.


The Skillful Inquiry Data Team

Filename: the-skillful-inquiry-data-team.pdf
ISBN: 9781935609629
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Number of pages: 6
Author: Nancy Love
Publisher: National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing

Download and read online The Skillful Inquiry Data Team in PDF and EPUB Written by school data expert Nancy Love, this guide provides a proven-effective inquiry process and practical tools for grade level (elementary) or subject-area (middle and high school) teams of teachers to maximize their impact on student achievement by: * Building a strong foundation, including shared purpose, collaborative norms, and commitments to rigorous standards add to each student's learning * Identifying a common focus for improvement through analysis of state and local common assessments and student work * Verifying causes of student-learning problems through research, error-analysis, and data about practices and perceptions * Generating solutions by sharing successful teaching strategies and reteaching and extending learning based on students' needs * Ongoing monitoring of the team's impact on instruction and on student learning


Differentiated Science Inquiry

Filename: differentiated-science-inquiry.pdf
ISBN: 9781452236612
Release Date: 2010-10-18
Number of pages: 168
Author: Douglas Llewellyn
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online Differentiated Science Inquiry in PDF and EPUB Ignite science learning with differentiated instruction One type of science instruction does not fit all. Best-selling author Douglas Llewellyn gives teachers standards-based strategies for differentiating science education to more effectively meet the needs of all students. This book takes the concept of inquiry-based science instruction to a deeper level, includes a compelling case study, and demonstrates: Methods for determining when and how to provide students with more choices, thereby increasing their ownership and motivation Ways to implement differentiated science inquiry in the main areas of science instruction Strategies for successfully managing the classroom


Culturally Proficient Leadership

Filename: culturally-proficient-leadership.pdf
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.