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Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools

Description:

Jonathan Kozol's book describes the vast differences in resources between schools in affluent areas and schools in low-income areas.

Categories:
Diverse income levels
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Book
Citation:

Kozol, J. (1991). Savage inequalities: Children in America's schools. New York: Broadway Paperbacks.

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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Description:

Anne Fadiman's book chronicles the true story of a young Hmong girl who is considered to have a spiritual gift that is, in western culture, identified as epilepsy.  The book documents the clash between the family's desire to honor their daughter's gift and the Americans' desires to treat the epilepsy.

Categories:
Cultural diversity
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Book
Citation:

Fadiman, A. (1998). The spirit catches you and you fall down: A Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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The Skin That We Speak: Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom

Description:

Lisa Delpit's book makes use of vignettes and personal dialogue to discuss how educators have used language as a way to segregate and alienate students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. 

Categories:
Language diversity, Cultural diversity, Diverse income levels
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Book
Citation:

Delpit, L. (2008). The skin that we speak: Thoughts on language and culture in the classroom.  New York: The New Press.

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Racial Incidents as Teachable Moments

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This conceptual article provides teacher educators with sample scenarios that contain tense situations related to race. The author provides guidance for leading meaningful student discussions that often arise when discussing the scenarios.

Categories:
Cultural diversity
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Article: Conceptual
Citation:

Blum, L. (2008). Racial incidents as teachable moments. In M. Pollock (Ed.), Everyday antiracism: Getting real about race in schools (pp. 236-241). New York: The New Press.

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Even Babies Discriminate: A NurtureShock Excerpt

Description:

This Newsweek article discusses information from multiple research studies about how children perceive and respond to racial differences.

Categories:
Cultural diversity
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Article: Conceptual
Citation:

Bronson, B. and Merryman, A. (2009, September 4). Even babies discriminate: A nurtureshock excerpt. Newsweek. Retrieved from https://www.newsweek.com/even-babies-discriminate-nurtureshock-excerpt-79233

Racial Microaggressions and African American and Hispanic Students in Urban Schools: A Call for Culturally Affirming Education

Description:

This conceptual paper explores the complexities of racial microaggressions in the context of schools. The authors theorize that culturally affirming educational practices have the ability to have positive impacts on psychological, social/emotional, and intellectual development of Hispanic and African American students.

Categories:
Cultural diversity, Anti-bias education
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Article: Conceptual
Citation:

Allen, A., Scott, L. M., and Lewis, C. W. (2013). Racial microaggressions and African American and Hispanic students in urban schools: A call for culturally affirming education. Interdisciplinary Journal of Teaching and Learning, 3(2), 117-129.

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Teachers, Please Learn Our Names!: Racial Microaggressions and the K-12 Classroom

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This qualitative study examines how teachers' mispronunciation of students' names may be the result of racial microaggressions.

Categories:
Cultural diversity, Anti-bias education
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Article: Research
Citation:

Rita Kohli & Daniel G. Solórzano (2012) Teachers, please learn our names!: racial microagressions and the K-12 classroom, Race Ethnicity and Education, 15:4, 441-462, DOI: 10.1080/13613324.2012.674026

Improving Instruction, Accessibility, and Outcomes

Description:

The intent of this professional development module is to give instructors of candidates in teacher and administration preparation programs the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to equip candidates with the practice of providing multi-tier instruction and interventions matched to students' needs.

Categories:
Special education, Inclusive practices, Equity, Social justice, Culturally responsive pedagogy, Social emotional learning
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Module

IRIS Resource Locator

Description:

The IRIS Center at Vanderbilt Peabody College hosts free online high-leverage practices, evidence-based resources and materials that can be used by teachers who work with culturally and linguistically diverse students with and without disabilities. Modules, Activities, Information Briefs, Videos, and Case Studies are a few of the resources.

Categories:
Cultural diversity, Special education, Inclusive practices
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Organization Website

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Practices

Description:

The IRIS Center module: Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Practices highlights the characteristics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the differences found in diverse student populations (e.g., social communication/interactions, behaviors/interests). The information targets all age levels (i.e., early childhood, elementary, middle, high school) and overviews instructional strategies teachers can use when working with children with ASD. Equally significant are videos from experts… Read more

Categories:
Cultural diversity, Special education, Inclusive practices
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Module