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Beyond heroes and holidays : a practical guide to K-12 anti-racist, multicultural education and staff development /
editors, Enid Lee, Deborah Menkart, Margo Okazawa-Rey.
Washington, D.C. : Teaching for Change, c2008.
xiv, 433 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
1878554174, 9781878554178
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Washington, D.C. : Teaching for Change, c2008.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgmentsp. viii
Introductionp. ix
School Staff, Family and Community Developmentp. 1
Overviewp. 2
Anti-Racist Education: Pulling Together to Close the Gapsp. 3
Educating for Equality: Forging a Shared Visionp. 13
Affirmation, Solidarity and Critique: Moving Beyond Tolerance in Education
Educating for Critical Practicep. 30
Approaches to Multicultural Curriculum Reformp. 37
Lessons Learnedp. 39
Teaching Whites About Racismp. 40
White Racial Identity and Anti-Racist Education: A Catalyst for Changep. 49
The True Colors of the New Jim Toomey: Transformation, Integrity, Trust in Educating Teachers About Oppressionp. 57
Activities for Workshops, Courses and Institutesp. 69
Personal Cultural History Exercisep. 70
De-Tracking the Tracking Dialoguep. 73
Tracking Teacher Expectations and Student Outcomesp. 76
What Is the Bias Here? Staff Development for Critical Literacyp. 80
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsackp. 83
White Privilege in Schoolsp. 87
Developing Positive Racial Attitudesp. 89
Readingsp. 91
Do You Know Where the Parents of Your Children Are?p. 92
Why Do You Force Your Ways?p. 96
Growing Up Gayp. 98
Understanding the Needs of Youth: "Who 'You Calling Violent?"p. 103
A B.S. in Education (Poem)p. 108
When the Frame Becomes the Picturep. 109
Dear High School Teacherp. 114
Dear Principalp. 116
What I've Learned About Undoing Racismp. 118
Distancing Behaviors Often Used by White Peoplep. 120
"Every one of our teachers believed in us." (Essay)p. 121
Butterflies (Short Story)p. 122
Reading Between the Lines: Critical Literacyp. 123
Lies My Textbook Told Me: Racism and Anti-Racism in U.S. Historyp. 124
The Men (Poem)p. 131
Bias in Children's Movies: Pocahontasp. 132
So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans (Poem)p. 137
Arab Stereotypes and American Educatorsp. 138
Media Myths Contribute to Hunger in Africap. 143
Languagep. 145
The Best of Both Worldsp. 146
Language Diversity and Learningp. 154
"Say 'ask,' Deneese" (Story Excerpt)p. 165
Racism in the English Languagep. 166
Yuba City School (Poem)p. 170
Equity and Literacy: The Challenge of the Decadep. 171
Bilingual Education: Talking Pointsp. 178
Linguistic Human Rights and Educationp. 187
Lessons for the Classroomp. 191
Early Childhoodp. 192
Activism and Preschool Childrenp. 193
Redefining the Norm: Early Childhood Anti-Bias Strategiesp. 198
Social Studies and Language Artsp. 215
Students' Stories in Action Comicsp. 216
Para Teresa (Poem)p. 226
Portrait Poems: Stepping into the World of Othersp. 228
Mountains of Prejudice; Streams of Justice: The Cherokee/Seminole Removal Role Playp. 231
The Institutionalization of Racismp. 240
Violence, the KKK, and the Struggle for Equalityp. 247
The Business of Drugsp. 264
The Cost of an Electionp. 275
Exclusion-Chinese in 19th Century Americap. 281
Angel Islandp. 291
Paradise and the Politics of Tourist Hawai'ip. 293
Mathematicsp. 299
Exploring Economic Inequitiesp. 301
Reading the World with Math: Goals for a Critical Mathematical Literacy Curriculump. 306
The Algebra Projectp. 313
Science and Geographyp. 314
A Question of Biology: Are the Races Different?p. 315
An Issues Approach to Chemistryp. 320
A Theme for Biology: Crop Diversityp. 322
Environmental Racism and Native American Reservationsp. 323
The Artsp. 325
Taking a Stand: Student-Led Drama and Dialoguep. 326
Busting Ads with Artp. 329
Technologyp. 331
Global Learning Networks: Gaining Perspective on Our Lives with Distancep. 332
On the Road to Cultural Bias: A Critique of "The Oregon Trail" CD-ROMp. 351
Schoolwide Activitiesp. 361
Cultural Clubs in Public Schoolsp. 362
School Mascotsp. 366
Girl Powerp. 368
Holidays and Heritagep. 373
Heritage Months and Celebrations: Some Considerationsp. 374
Holidays: An Anti-Bias Approachp. 377
A Native Perspective on Thanksgivingp. 379
Asian American (Poem)p. 381
Activists for Social Changep. 382
La Llorona: Exploring Myth and Realityp. 390
Where I'm From: Inviting Student Lives into the Classroomp. 392
Negotiating Pitfalls and Possibilities: Presenting Folk Arts in the Schoolsp. 396
On the Question of Race (Poem)p. 401
Talking Backp. 403
Looking Through an Anti-Racist Lensp. 404
Compassion and Improvisation: Learning to Stand Up For Othersp. 407
"Talking Back" Storiesp. 409
Glossaryp. 421
Word Powerp. 422
Indexp. 427
About the Editorsp. 433
About Teaching for Changep. 434
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